Karnataka Trust Vote: Congress Writes to Bengaluru Police Alleging 'Abduction of MLA Shrimant Patil'
File image of DK Shivakumar | (Photo Credits: ANI)

Amid the ongoing political drama in Karnataka, the state Congress wrote to Bengaluru Police on Thursday alleging that their legislature Shrimant Patil was being abducted in order to “defeat the trust vote”. The Karnataka political drama refuses to die and lives at least another day after Speaker Ramesh Kumar deferred the trust vote on Thursday. Karnataka Floor Test: Governor Tells Assembly Speaker to Consider Trust Vote by End of the Day.

The BJP leaders threatened a night dharna alleging that the Speaker by postponing the trust vote despite Governor’s letter had not followed the protocol. Karnataka Assembly Trust Vote Postponed: Speaker Adjourns House, BJP MLAs to Stage Overnight Dharna.

The subject of the letter by Congress states that it’s a “Complaint in regard to abduction of Congress MLA, Sri Shirimant Patil, from Kagawada Assembly, in order to defeat trust vote.”

See the Copy of the Letter in the Tweet by ANI Below

However, news agency ANI quoted Patil saying, "I went to Chennai for some personal work & felt some pain in the chest there. I visited hospital & on the suggestion of the doctor, I came to Mumbai and got admitted here. Once I recover, I'll go back to Bengaluru(sic)." The trust vote in Karnataka assembly will now take place on Friday at 1.30 PM.