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The bench of Justices Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari has assemble
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We do not appreciate the manner in which the petitioner came to Court : J Ramana
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Interim orders were passed by coordinate bench. We heard matter at length on 26.09.2019. We are left with no choice but to hear that matter. : J Ramana
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#KarnatakaMLAs: Sr Adv. Kapil Sibal making submissions.
#KarnatakaMLAs: My submission is that since these are matters within the house, the Speaker alone can decide on it and nobody else.

My Lords cannot decide on what happened within the House, Sibal.
#KarnatakaMLAs: Kapil Sibal is currently arguing on why the matter should be heard by a Constitution Bench.

"I am not on the facts (of the case). I am arguing on why matter should be heard by a Constitution Bench", Sibal.
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#KarnatakaMLAs case going on
Sr Adv Sajjan Poovayya for Anand Singh from INC says while most MLAs resigned on July 6, he resigned independently on July 1.
"I resigned in protest against allocation of 3000 acres. I went to office of Speaker and informed about the same. Was not given the 7 day period. There was nothing against me in the order" : Poovayya
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"There are SC orders which state that speaker can be left to decide on issue of resignation, not disqualification" : Poovayya
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#KarnatakaMLAs: Sajan Poovayya making submissions
#KarnatakaMLAs: This Court had directed not to touch on disqualification, decide on resignation, Sajan Poovayya.
#KarnatakaMLAs: The Court had asked Speaker to decide the issue of resignation only.

He could not have disqualified me, whatever be his Constitutional authority since there was a peremptory order of Your Lordships, Sajan Poovayya.
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Karnatala MLAs disqualification case in Supreme Court: Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi making submissions.
We are only concerned now about judicial review of Speaker's decision.

Since case was filed before Speaker had decided, there was other issues as well. Those issues which had arisen before the Speaker took his decision have become academic now, Rohatgi.
#KarnatakaMLAs: A member of house has an indefeasible right to resign. The only excpetion to it is that there should be no coercion, no gun to his temple, Rohatgi.
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