President poll : Congress Legislature Party to meet on Monday
Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has called a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) on Monday at the conference hall of the Vidhana Soudha in the wake of elections to the post of President of India. The election is scheduled to be held on Wednesday (July 19).
All Congress legislators would be issued a whip to cast their votes for United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Meira Kumar, former Speaker of the Lok Sabha. The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has fielded former Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind.
The CLP is also expected to discuss various issues, including the law and order problem in Dakshina Kannada and alleged bribery charges against senior IPS officers (H.N. Satyanarayana Rao and D. Roopa) posted to the Department of Prisons.