Ex-CMs Kumaraswamy and Bommai quit as MLAs after winning LS polls

While HD Kumaraswamy represented Channapatna Assembly segment Basavaraj Bommai was an MLA from Shiggaon seat.

ByPTI

Published Jun 15, 2024 | 2:23 PM Updated Jun 15, 2024 | 2:23 PM

Basavaraj Bommai and HD Kumaraswamy

leader HD Kumaraswamy and BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai, who have been elected as MPs in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls, on Saturday, 15 June, resigned as members of the state Legislative Assembly.

Kumaraswamy and Bommai submitted their resignations to Assembly Speaker UT Khader at his office in Bengaluru, an official statement said.

While Kumaraswamy represented Channapatna Assembly segment Bommai was an MLA from Shiggaon seat.

Kumaraswamy, who was elected to Lok Sabha from Mandya constituency, is now Union Minister for Steel and Heavy Industries in Prime Minister Narendra Modi- led cabinet, while Bommai represents Haveri Lok Sabha seat.

With both these Assembly seats now falling vacant, the Election Commission will have to announce by-polls to these segments.

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