SC orders live telecast of floor test at K'taka Assembly;K G Bopaiah Pro Term Speaker

by National | 19-05-2018 | 498 views

The Supreme Court today ordered live telecast of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly where Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has to prove his majority.The floor test is scheduled for 4 pm.The bench also made it clear that no other item in the agenda shall be taken up during the trust vote.The bench said secretary of the Legislative Assembly will record the proceedings of the House.

MLAs of the BJP, Congress and JD(S) were sworn-in ahead of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly today.The Congress alleged that another MLA of theirs had been offered Rs 15 crore and a ministry to vote for Yeddyurappa. The Congress also levelled other allegations of horse-trading against the BJP.VS Ugrappa, MLC, CongressThe BJP's BY Vijayendra, called the wife of a Congress MLA & asked her to request to her husband to vote for Yeddyurappa. He said, we'll give your husband a ministry or else we'll give Rs. 15 crore to your husband.Even as the drama wound down in the Supreme Court over the appointment of KG Bopaiah as pro tem speaker, the spotlight shifted to the Karnataka Assembly, where former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, and newly sworn-in CM BS Yeddyurappa took oath as MLAs ahead of the floor test.Pro tem speaker KG Bopaiah in the Karnataka Assembly, just hours ahead of the floor test.The Karnataka police have reportedly tightened security around Vidhana Soudha, to ensure that the trust vote faced by the B S Yeddyurappa-led BJP government in the Assembly is conducted without any law and order disruption.Only to MLAs, employees of the legislature and the media are allowed to enter the premises




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