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Belagavi: Arabhavi BJP MLA Balchandra Jarkiholi the younger brother of Congress prime rebellion MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi has been assigned to look after the legal matters if the rebel legislators were disqualified from the membership.

The legislature membership of Balchandra Jarkiholi and 17 others from BJP was disqualified for violating the Party Whip when BS Yeddyurappa had to face the No-Confidence Motion in the Lower House of the Assembly. Alike the present rebels who are at Mumbai, all the then BJP 18 members teamed up and camped in resorts and hotels at Hyderabad and Goa and violated the whip which made Yeddyurappa quit the CM post to DV Sadanandagowda.

All the legislators questioned the disqualified verdict of the then Speaker Bhopaiah in Supreme Court and retained their posts. Alike his brother Ramesh, Balchandra led the rebellions. Based on his ‘Experience’ the BJP high command, in the middle of last week, has asked him to lend his help to the Congress and JD(S) MLAs who helping their party to form the new government through their resignation.