Senior Congress chief and MLA Roshan Baig submitted his resignation from the state legislature to the Speaker of the state meeting on Tuesday.
Baig joins 13 different Congress and JDS MLAs who’ve give up the state meeting since July 1 leaving the Congress and JDS authorities in Karnataka tottering getting ready to collapse.
“I have personally met the Speaker and given my resignation. I am not going to Mumbai or Goa. I am the Haj committee chairman and will remain in Bangalore,” Baig mentioned after assembly the Speaker.
The Congress MLA was tipped to affix the BJP over the previous few weeks after launching a verbal assault on leaders following the losses suffered by the Congress within the Lok Sabha polls in Karnataka.
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The Congress MLA from the Shivajinagar constituency, who has been linked to a multi-crore fraud carried out by the IMA Group of firms, is the one MLA to have resigned as per process by assembly the Governor personally.
Baig’s resignation reduces the coalition numbers within the state meeting to 103 in comparison with the BJP’s 105. Two Independents who withdrew help for the coalition on Monday are anticipated to help the BJP after they joined a insurgent group in Mumbai on Monday.
A BSP MLA N Mahesh who additionally met the Speaker on Tuesday said that he’s nonetheless with the coalition.