After BS Yediyurappa’s resignation from the post of Chief Minister in Karnataka, Union Ministers G Krishnan Reddy and Dharmendra Pradhan have been sent to Bengaluru as observers. The meeting of party MLAs with these two leaders is scheduled to be held today. In this meeting, a new leader of the legislature party will be elected for the CM post by 7.30 PM. Basanagouda Ramanagouda Patil Yatnal, Arvind Bellad and Murugesh Nirani are among the leaders in the race for the new CM. In the meantime, Yediyurappa will continue as caretaker CM till the new CM takes over.