Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy will seek vote of confidence on the floor of the state assembly today.
He was sworn-in as the 24th chief minister of Karnataka on Wednesday. Forming a Coalition Government with Congress party, Mr Kumaraswamy has claimed to have the support of 117 legislators including one BSP and one independent member.
The House will commence with the election of Speaker. Ramesh Kumar from Congress and Suresh Kumar from BJP have filed their nominations for the Speaker post.
After the election to the Speaker, H D Kumaraswamy will move the confidence motion in the legislative Assembly.
BJP with 104 members is eight short of majority in the House strength of 222 members.
BJP is the only Opposition in the House and B S Yeddyurappa will be the leader of Opposition.