karnataka news: Seal of Supreme Court when 17 MLAs are disqualified

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karnataka news:The Supreme Court has upheld the speaker's decision to disqualify 17 MLAs who have rebelled from the government of the Janata Dal Secular and the Congress coalition.


Due to the rebellion of these MLAs, the JDS and Congress government in Karnataka had collapsed and BJP's Yeddyurappa had a chance to form a government.

However, the court rejected the Karnataka Assembly Speaker's decision in which he was banned from contesting elections till 2023.

Of these, 14 are from the Congress and three from the JDS.

The Speaker disqualified the legislators on the basis of defamation law in July. When the Speaker disqualified these MLAs, he also said that he could not contest any election till the end of the term of this assembly. The Speaker's decision was rejected by the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court has upheld the speaker's decision to disqualify 17 MLAs who have rebelled from the government of the Janata Dal Secular and the Congress coalition.

Due to the rebellion of these MLAs, the JDS and Congress government in Karnataka had collapsed and BJP's Yeddyurappa had a chance to form a government.

However, the court rejected the Karnataka Assembly Speaker's decision in which he was banned from contesting elections till 2023.

 14 are from the Congress and three from the JDS.

The Speaker disqualified the legislators on the basis of defamation law in July. When the Speaker disqualified these MLAs, he also said that he could not contest any election till the end of the term of this assembly. The Speaker's decision was rejected by the Supreme Court.