Karat demand disqualification of Karnataka MLAs be revoked
Patna: CPI-M on Weddnesday demanded that the
disqualification of Karnataka MLAs be revoked and steps taken
for a proper vote of confidence in the state assembly by B S
"The disqualification of the MLAs from Karanataka
assembly be revoked and they be allowed to be present in the
House for a proper vote of confidence in the House by the
Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka," CPI(M) general secretary
Prakash Karat told reporters here.
"Without doing so, the Yeddyurappa government cannot be
treated as having acquired a vote of confidence," he added.
He termed the vote of confidence in Karnataka Assembly a
"farcical and gross violation" of democratic norms.
Asked whether the Centre or the Governor be blamed for
Karnataka development, Karat said since the matter was pending
with the High Court, after the court's verdict it will be
known whether the rules were strictly followed during the
crucial confidence vote" on October 11.