Bangalore: A ruling BJP MLA on Monday threatened to
resign the assembly membership saying he has been marginalised
in the party.
M P Kumaraswamy, who represents Mudigere (SC) seat in
Chikmagalur, told reporters here that he had decided to quit
as MLA as he was upset that despite him taking up the issue,
the leadership had not addressed his grievances.
Kumaraswamy said he wanted to meet Assembly Speaker K G
Bopaiah to hand over his resignation letter, but the presiding
officer was not in his office.
When he tried to hand over his resignation letter to the
Assembly Secretary, and the official advised him to meet the
The MLA said he would fax his resignation letter to the
Spearker today and call on him tomorrow.
Kumaraswamy is one of the ministerial aspirants and Chief
Minister D V Sadananda Gowda has announced plans to expand his