Ten rebel Karnataka lawmakers, heavily protected by policemen, walked into the state assembly to meet the Speaker and confirm their resignation.
Earlier, all rebel MLAs flew back from Mumbai to Bengaluru to meet the Speaker Ramesh Kumar. Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court had ordered that the lawmakers, who had flown to Mumbai after submitting their resignations on Saturday, meet Speaker Ramesh Kumar at 6 pm. Currently the meeting is underway. The Speaker is expected to address a press conference at 7 pm.
It is learnt that if the Speaker accepted the resignations, it will leave the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in a minority. The Speaker is to convey his decision to the court today.