Yeddyurappa confident of proving majority tomorrow

Yeddyurappa confident of proving majority tomorrow

Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday expressed confidence over proving majority on the floor of the Assembly tomorrow. Welcoming the Supreme Court direction to prove the majority tomorrow by 4 pm, Mr Yeddyurappa told newsmen here that "I am holding a cabinet meeting and will ask Chief Secretary to make preparation for convening Assembly session tomorrow and I am confident of proving majority." According to sources by evening the Governor may announce appointment of pro-term Speaker and it will be followed by administering Oath to newly elected MLAs. Senior Congress leader and former Minister R V Deshpande and BJP leader and former Minister Vishveshwara Hegde Kageri's names are floating for appointment as the Pro-term Speaker. Former Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy, welcoming the Supreme Court decision, told newsmen that "they (BJP) cannot prove the majority since they did not have the required number and if he (Mr Yeddyurappa) has any morality should resign immediately as the Apex Court has nullified his appointment and rejected more time sought to prove the majority so that they have ample time for indulging in horse trading."

Union Minister and BJP incharge of Karnataka election, Prakash Javdekar, who is camping in the State capital since last four months, has expressed his confidence of Mr Yeddyurappa proving the majority tomorrow. In twitter he said that "we will prove the majority." Meanwhile the Congress held a massive 'Raj Bhavan Chalo' rally in protest against Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to ask BJP to form the government. Among those who walked from the KPCC office to the Raj Bhavan included AICC observers Gulam Nabi Azad, Ashok Ghelot, Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.


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