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Karnataka crisis: BJP wants trust vote on Monday, Congress confident of majority | Developments from Satuday

Karnataka crisis: Congress BJP and JD(S) have herded their MLAs in different resorts and hotels to stop them from defecting to the rival camp. In light of Supreme Court's decision on Friday, all parties have got some time to redraw strategy till July 16. BJP wants the trust vote on Monday but Congress in confident of getting most of the MLAs back when that happens. Here are all the developments that took place throughout the day in Karnataka crisis.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 13, 2019 22:25 IST
Karnataka crisis LIVE updates: CM HD Kumaraswamy meets
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Karnataka crisis LIVE updates: CM HD Kumaraswamy meets rebel Congress MLA MTB Nagaraj

The BJP will press Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in the Assembly on Monday, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa said on Saturday.

The former chief minister asserted that the Congress-JD(S)coalition government has lost majority and its collapse was imminent.

In a surprise move amid the existential crisis faced by his government, Kumaraswamy had on Friday announced in the state Assembly that he had voluntarily decided to seek a trust vote to end the "confusion" caused by resignations of rebel MLAs and requested the Speaker to fix time for the same.

Yeddyurappa said on Saturday that the Chief Minister "must move the confidence motion Monday itself".

Here are all the developments from Saturday, July 13

10:16 pm - We will get most of the MLAs on our side when the vote of confidence is moved: Siddharamaiah

8:27 pm - 

8:16 pm - Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy meets rebel Congress MLA MTB Nagaraj

8:05 pm - Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy arrives at CLP leader Siddaramaiah's residence in Bengaluru.

5:36 pm - BJP wants trust vote on Monday

The BJP will press Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to seek trust vote in the Assembly on Monday, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa said on Saturday.

Read More | Karnataka crisis: BJP wants trust vote on Monday

5:28 pm - Five more rebel Cong-JD(S) coalition MLAs from Karnataka move Supreme Court against Assembly Speaker not accepting their resignation.

4:00 pm - 5 more Congress rebels to petition SC on resignations

Five more Karnataka Congress rebel legislators are set to petition the Supreme Court asking it to direct Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to accept their resignations, sources said on Saturday.

The five rebels are Anand Singh, Munirathna, Roshan Baig, M.T.B. Nagaraj and K. Sudhakar.

Read More | Karnataka crisis: 5 more Congress rebels to petition Supreme Court on resignations

3:19 pm - MLA MTB Nagaraj met Congress legislative party leader Siddaramaiah

1:25 pm - Rebel Congress leader MTB Nagaraj, who hinted withdrawal of his resignation arrives at Congress leader and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's residence.

12:15 pm - " We should live together and die together because we have worked for 40 years for the party, there are ups and downs in every family...," said Congress' DK Shivakumar after rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj hinted that he may withdraw his resignation. DK Shivakumar is known to be troubleshooter in Karnataka Congress.

"...there are ups and downs in every family. We should forget everything and move forward. Happy that MTB Nagaraj(rebel MLA) has assured us he will stay with us," he told ANI

11:55 am -  Rebel MLA MTB Nagaraj gave indications about his thoughts of withdrawing his resignation.

"Situation was such that we submitted our resignations but now DK Shivakumar and others came and requested us to withdraw resignations" Nagaraj told ANI. 

"...after all I have spent decades in Congress," he added.

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