Magic number 109 in Karnataka: If resignations are accepted coalition would have just 101


kumaraswamyNew Delhi, July 15: The suspense has finally ended and the H D Kumaraswamy government would face a trust vote on Thursday at 11 am. The government faces a trust vote after 16 MLAs resigned. If the 16 resignations are accepted, then the strength of the house comes down to 209. In this case, the Congress and JD(S) would need the backing of 105 MLAs to remain in power. If the resignations are accepted then the JD(S)-Congress government would have the backing of just 101 MLAs.

The BJP on the other hand on its own has 105 MLAs. It also has the backing of two independent MLAs, who had quit the government and promised support to the saffron party.

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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

just a reporter

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