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Cong pitches for President`s rule in Karnataka

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012 - 17:14

Bangalore: The Congress in Karnataka on Monday demanded dismissal of the state government and imposition of President`s rule, saying there is `zero governance` in the wake of internal bickering in the ruling BJP over the leadership issue.
"We urge Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj to recommend dissolution of the state Assembly as governance has hit a roadblock in the wake of internal bickerings in BJP over the leadership issue," Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President G Parameshwara told reporters.
Rajya Sabha election here today.

Parameshwara also urged Bhardwaj to facilitate fresh mandate "as government is likely to fall today or tomorrow in the light of internal bickerings in BJP reaching flashpoint."

He said Congress would submit a memorandum to the Governor, seeking dismissal of the government.


First Published: Monday, March 19, 2012 - 17:14

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