Bengaluru: The 14-month-old JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka lost the floor test on Tuesday by 6 votes as 99 legislators were in favour of the confidence motion and 105 against it, Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar announced before adjourning the House.
“Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy has lost the floor test, as 99 votes were in favour of the confidence motion and 105 against it,” Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar told the members of the House after the floor test.
Of the 225-member Karnataka Assembly, 20 were not present in the House for the floor test.