Karnataka MLAs Remain Disqualified But Can Contest Bypolls: SC

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Karnataka MLAs Stay Disqualified But Can Contest P
The SC on Wednesday upheld the former Karnataka Speaker's order disqualifying 17 MLAs whose revolt led to the collapse of the JDS-Congress government but the top court allowed them to contest in the upcoming bypolls.

Hailing the SC's decision, Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyuruppa said the final decision on the rebel MLAs joining the party will be taken later in the evening.

"I welcome the Supreme Court's decision which has given the verdict that all 17 MLAs can contest by-elections. Tomorrow onwards we are going to go to all assembly constituencies. We are going to win all the 17 seats 101%, " he said.

"Just wait till evening. I will discuss with them, I will discuss with the national leadership also. We will take an appropriate decision in the evening." he added.

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