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Congress leaders meet at breakfast amid ongoing Karnataka crisis

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Published : Jul 8, 2019, 10:36 am IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2019, 11:39 am IST

Congress leader Siddharamaiah and few ministers have reached Dy CM G Parameshwara's residence for breakfast.

Karnataka Congress Legislature Party leader Siddharamaiah and Ministers U T Khader, Shivashankara Reddy, Venkataramanappa, Jayamala, M B Patil, Krishna Byre Gowda, Rajshekar Patil, Rajshekar Patil, D K Shivakumar have reached Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara's residence for breakfast. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)
 Karnataka Congress Legislature Party leader Siddharamaiah and Ministers U T Khader, Shivashankara Reddy, Venkataramanappa, Jayamala, M B Patil, Krishna Byre Gowda, Rajshekar Patil, Rajshekar Patil, D K Shivakumar have reached Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara's residence for breakfast. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)

Bengaluru: Amidst the ongoing political turmoil that has hit the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, Congress leaders met here on Monday morning for breakfast at Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara's residence.

Congress Legislature Party leader Siddharamaiah and Ministers U T Khader, Shivashankara Reddy, Venkataramanappa, Jayamala, M B Patil, Krishna Byre Gowda, Rajshekar Patil, Rajshekar Patil, D K Shivakumar were present at G Parameshwara's residence for breakfast meet.

 

Rebel Congress MLAs, who are staying here in Sofitel Hotel, on Sunday said that their decision to resign from the Legislative Assembly was final.

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy who was in the US rushed back in a special charted flight that arrived in Bengaluru on Sunday evening. He will soon hold a high-level meeting with JDS MLAs and Congress party leaders. The meeting will discuss among other things the current crisis the coalition government is facing.

On Saturday, 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs had resigned plunging the state government in crisis. Later in the day, 10 Congress MLAs left for Mumbai where they are said to be lodged in a hotel.

 

A rebel JD(S) MLA H Vishwanath had, however, claimed that 14 MLAs have resigned.

While the leaders from Congress have blamed the BJP for the crisis, BJP on its part has denied any role in it.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru