- Yeddyurappa meets Shah Nadda in Delhi on Thursday, will prove majority in assembly on July 31
- In the Cabinet of Ministers, the minister, approved by the Chief Minister, is 34, the formation of the Cabinet for Yeddyas is challenging
Jul 26, 2019, 12:18 PM IST
Bengaluru BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa reached Raj Bhavan on Friday to meet Governor Vajubhai Vala. They presented the claim of forming a government in Karnataka. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at 6.00 pm. On July 31, Yeddy has to prove a majority in the assembly. Kumaraswamy was unable to prove majority on July 23. The Congress-JDS coalition government was able to run for only 14 months after falling vote of confidence vote. After this, Yeddyurappa was waiting for the fourth time to get the green signal from the central leadership to form the government.
On Thursday, a delegation of BJP leaders from Karnataka reached Delhi to meet Home Minister Amit Shah and party executive president JP Nadda to discuss the strategy for forming the government. It included senior leaders including BJP leader Jagdish Shettar and Arvind Limbawala. After the discussion, these leaders had said that the final decision on the formation of the government will be of the central leadership.
Cabinet formation for Yeddyurappa challenging
For the future Chief Minister Yeddyurappa, the formation of a Cabinet will be the biggest challenge. According to the reports, there are 56 MLAs, including 15 rebels, who have won more than 3 or more elections. All of them are hopeful that in the new government they will get place in the cabinet or big rolls. However, only 34 posts including the Chief Minister are approved in Karnataka. It is being said that Yeddyurappa, including the rebels, does not want to annoy these senior officials too.
Speaker disqualifies three MLAs
Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar on Thursday resigned from the Independent MLA R. Two rebel MLA Ramesh L.J. along with Shankar And Mahesh Kumathali was declared disqualified. The rebel legislators withdrew support to the HD Kumaraswamy government. Speaker has to decide on the resignation of rebel Congress MLAs and JD (S) MLAs. Speaker said, "I will use Vivek to reach a decision in this matter so that the trust that has been shown by me on the Supreme Court has remained. The deadline for the rebel legislators coming to me has ended. Law is equal for all. Then he is a laborer or a President of the country. "
Four days after the discussion, the floor test had failed in Kumaraswamy
On the evening of July 23, the Kumaraswamy Government had failed in the floor test. During the trust vote, the number of MLAs in the House was 204 by removing the speaker. The figure of 103 for the majority was necessary. 99 votes were cast in favor of Congress-JDS, while 105 votes were cast in the opposition. Kumaraswamy was running the government with 116 MLAs for 14 months, but this month 15 MLAs got rebelled. From here it was difficult for the government to rise.