Another blow to coalition as Baig tenders resignation

In another setback to the JD(S)-Congress coalition government, suspended Congress MLA R Roshan Baig on Tuesday tendered his resignation.

Baig, who represents Shivajinagar Assembly constituency, submitted the resignation letter to Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar in Vidhana Soudha. With this, a total of 14 legislators of the Congress and the JD(S) have so far resigned.

Two independent MLAs – R Shankar and H Nagesh – withdrew their support to the coalition government on Monday.

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