The temperature of the state seems to be more turbulent than it appears to be overtly. With two more resignations today opens up the possibility of the chief minister’s resignation now. The news surrounds the political galleries displays the high drama in Mumbai where the police has detained Congress troubleshooter DK Shivakumar. Mr Shivkumar was forced to camp outside a five-star hotel for several hours whereas he wished to meet the rebel MLAs inside the facility but was not allowed.
On the other hand senior Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, KC Venugopal and Siddaramaiah staged protest against the BJP leaders in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
So far in the city of Bangaluru around fifteen members of the Legislative Assembly from the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) along with two Independents have already resigned from the Karnataka assembly. The efforts in order to do the damage control seems to be in vain as the coalition top leaders are not leaving no stone unturned to stop the rebels from moving out appears to have resulted in no gain. After this series of failures, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is likely to soon resign.