Prime News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, July 12:- Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday sought to move confidence motion to prove the majority of his government in the state Assembly.
“Due to what is happening in the state, I have decided to move confidence motion. I seek your time,” Kumaraswamy said at the beginning of the budget session. He has, however, not moved any official paper to the effect.
Kumaraswamy exuded confidence in the majority of his government and said that the situation has forced him to take this action. “I am forced to say this in this situation. A few MLAs’ decision has led to this crisis. I am not here to stay permanently. I am ready for anything,” he said.
A total of 16 MLAs, including 13 from the Congress, have resigned even as two independents, who were made ministers recently have withdrawn support to the 13-month old coalition government. (MR, Inputs: Agencies)