Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala and many other Congress leaders have received a big blow from the court. The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday rejected Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s plea to quash an FIR lodged against him in 2022. Also, the court has directed CM Siddaramaiah to appear before the special court for MPs/MLAs on March 6. Let us know what this whole matter is.
The court took action in this case
Congress leaders had protested against the then Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai demanding the resignation of the then Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa in the year 2022. A case was registered against Siddaramaiah after Congress leaders took out a protest march to gherao Bommai’s residence. Karnataka High Court has taken this action today in this matter.
Why were you protesting?
In fact, Santosh Patil, a contractor from Karnataka, had accused the then Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister KS Eshwarappa of demanding 40 percent commission on a public work in his village. After this the contractor committed suicide. Siddaramaiah and many other Congress leaders had protested regarding this issue.
Fine imposed on these leaders
According to the police, this matter is related to Congress leaders blocking the road and causing trouble to the passengers. Karnataka High Court has imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on CM Siddaramaiah, Congress General Secretary and party’s Karnataka unit in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala, Ministers MB Patil and Ramalinga Reddy in the case. The court said that public representatives should follow the rules. (input language)
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