Kalaburagi, Mar 22 : Congress rebel MLA Umesh Jadhav said that irrespective of Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar accepting his resignation or not, he will go ahead and contest in the Lok Sabha election by filing Nomination for Kalaburagi seat on BJP ticket.
Talking to the press persons here on Friday, Dr Jadhav expressed confidence that his resignation submitted will be accepted by the Speaker in a day or tomorrow. "However, accepting my resignation or not will not affect about my plan to contest. I had discussion with legal and constitution experts on the subject."
Alleging that the Speaker is deliberately delaying taking decision on his resignation, Dr Umesh Jadav said that "ultimately the Speaker should accept my resignation".
According to sources, Dr Umesh Jadhav’s resignation issue took a new turn with a few voters from the constituency lodging a complaint with Speaker Ramesh Kumar, who said that he has fixed March 25 to hear out all the parties. He said that since voters have lodged a complaint, it is necessary to give them an opportunity to participate in the hearing and Jadhav can also submit his explanation in this regard. UNI