Newsroom, Jul 11: Supreme Court on Thursday directed the 10 rebel MLAs to be meet Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar at his office by 6 pm. The apex court has asked the speaker to grant an audience to all rebel MLAs at once at the said time.
The MLAs are now likely to fly from Mumbai to Bengaluru to meet the speaker. In their plea, they had alleged that the speaker had refused to meet them all together.
The SC bend, headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, has requested the speaker to inform the court of the developments by Friday, when the court will resume hearing on rebel MLAs'plea.
Major developments are underway in Bengaluru as a cabinet meeting has the city on edge. Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is scheduled to chair a cabinet meeting. Bengaluru Police Commissioner Alok Kumar has issued prohibitory orders within the two-km area around the Vidhana Soudha.
Karnataka crisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to appear before Speaker by 6 pm today