BMS Trust Illegal: JDS sit-in as House begins, Speaker-led negotiation meeting

Bangalore: The JDS sit-in continues as the House begins on Friday regarding the BMS Trust scandal. Former CM H.D. had released the documents related to the conversion of BMS public trust into a private trust on Thursday. Kumaraswamy demanded an investigation.

JD(S) members staged a sit-in at the well of the House on Friday and shouted defiance against Higher Education Minister Ashwattha Narayan. Speaking on the occasion, former CM HDK said that this is a serious case and the government officials have not noticed the lapses going on in the trust. The minister has not replied and neither has the government. He said that it is in a way that threatens the responsibility of the government. He accused the government of violating the opinion expressed in the judgment of the Supreme Court and the High Court.

On this occasion, Leader of the Opposition Siddaramaiah intervened and said that this is a serious issue and therefore the government should investigate. Therefore, the Law Minister suggested that they call the leaders of the assembly and talk to them.

10 Minute House adjourned Speaker

On Siddaramaiah’s suggestion, a meeting was held at the office of Speaker Kageri. CM Basavaraja Bommai, Law Minister J.C. Madhuswamy, former CM H.D. Kumaraswamy, H.D. Revanna, Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah, U.T. Khader is present in the meeting.