Kalaburagi, Mar 9: Karnataka Legislator from Chincholi Umesh Jadhav, who recently submitted his resignation to the Assembly seat today said that he is yet to receive notice from Speaker Ramesh Kumar to appear before him on March 12 as reported in a section of the press.
Talking to newsmen here, he said that he has not yet received any notice from the Speaker but he saw about it in the media. "I bow to the Speaker's decision and I will attend March 12 hearing called by the Speaker personally and clarify if there is any doubt in my resignation letter".
Mr Jadav, expressing his confidence in the Speaker for accepting his resignation, said that he consulted legal experts before submitting my resignation letter and confident of it will be accepted.
He said that “the Speaker is a good and principled man and will not bow to any kind of pressure. I hope he would accept my resignation. I have also resigned from the primary membership of the Congress".
Mr Jadhav recently joined BJP when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Kalaburagi to launch party's election campaign for Lok Sabha Polls. He was welcomed to the party fold by BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa despite his (Mr Jadav) resignation is yet to be accepted by the Speaker.
Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddarmaiah has filed a petition with the Speaker seeking disqualification of Mr Umesh Jadhav and other three Legislators for violating party whip and not attending CLP meeting and Budget Session. (UNI)