Bangalore: After Thursday's discussion on the confidence vote in the Karnataka Assembly, BJP MLAs stayed overnight while holding a dharna. During this time, they had dinner in the Assembly and had breakfast in the Assembly on Friday morning. The food was reportedly cooked by the Congress. Karnataka Deputy CM G. Parmeshwar met BJP MLAs who stayed in the Assembly overnight on Friday morning and had breakfast together.
Afterwards, G. Parameshwar said that BJP MLAs were on dharna in the Assembly overnight. It is our responsibility to manage food and other essential items for them. Some of them have diabetes and blood pressure problems. That's why we made arrangements for them. We are good friends beyond the state and that is the beauty of democracy.
The Assembly has been debating the vote of confidence since Thursday. Governor Vajubhai Wala has sent a second letter to CM HD Kumaraswamy of the province on Friday asking him to prove his majority in the Assembly by 6 pm. Earlier, the Governor had extended the deadline till 1:30 p.m. on Friday to prove kumaraswamy's majority. But the floor test did not take place in the Assembly during this timeframe. On this, Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar said that there can be no vote of confidence till the debate is over.