Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa proved his majority in the Legislative Assembly today. Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar declared that the Motion of Confidence moved by the Chief Minister has been passed by a voice vote. Later, the House passed the Appropriation Bill and Supplementary estimates for three months. After concluding the day’s business, Speaker Ramesh Kumar tendered his resignation. Mr Kumar said, he has decided to relieve himself from the office of the Speaker.
He handed over his resignation letter to Deputy Speaker Krishna Reddy. K R Ramesh Kumar said during his 14-month long tenure as the Speaker, he worked according to his conscience and in accordance with the Constitution. Mr Kumar said, he has upheld the dignity of office to the best of his ability.