Nataka in Karnataka-After missing two deadlines, Karnataka gears up for trust vote again

The ongoing high-voltage political drama (Nataka) in Karnataka is likely to culminate on Monday with Congress-JD (S) coalition government schedule to face the crucial floor test in the Assembly. 
Tension in both the camps i.e. JD(S) – and the Congress, is apparently at its peak with leaders pulling up their socks and making all-out efforts to fetch numbers. In pursuit, all the party leaders including BJP members simultaneously held legislative party meetings in Bengaluru on Sunday. 
Also, ahead of the trust vote, the is scheduled to convene another parliamentary party meeting on Monday morning. 
In a seemingly last-ditch attempt to persuade rebel MLAs, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday appealed them to attend the Assembly Session and explain how the allegedly sabotaged democratic edifice and “destroyed its sanctity”. 
With Karnataka Assembly scheduled to take confidence motion on Monday, all eyes are now stuck on the proceedings of the day particularly in the backdrop of alleging the Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar of dragging his feet on the . On Friday, the Assembly failed to meet two deadlines set by Governor Vajubhai Vala to complete the trust vote. 
After which, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy moved the Supreme Court challenging the Governor’s directive to the government saying it was in violation of well-settled law laid down by the court. 


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