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Congress, JD-S will protect MLAs: Kumaraswamy

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

Former on Thursday said they will protect all the and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) MLAs to prevent any poaching ahead of the trust vote in the assembly.

"and JD-S will protect all their MLAs in Karnataka," Kumaraswamy told the media here.

Kumaraswamy said that the JD-S will give security to its MLAs in the state. "We have to protect them and all 37 MLAs of the JD-S are with me," he said, adding that he was keeping an eye on the moves of the

The JD-S leader's remarks came hours after took oath as the in Bengaluru after being invited by following a split verdict in the state.

Yeddyruppa has been given 15 days to prove his majority.

Apart from their own members, the and the JD-S have claimed the support of one member and an Independent taking the total number with them to 117.

Slamming Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy said: "He has ordered transfer of four IPS officers. He has not proved majority in the house yet?" he asked.

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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 18:52 IST
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