Politics Karnataka bypolls: BJP fields 13 rebel MLAs in first list, all ex-MLAs join party barring Roshan Baig Updated : November 14, 2019 04:57 PM IST Sixteen disqualified Karnataka Assembly legislators, barring Roshan Baig, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday, following the Supreme Court judgement on Wednesday. The BJP has also announced the names of 13 rebel MLAs (disqualified) as its candidates for the first list of assembly bypolls in Karnataka. Results of the 15 assembly by-elections on December 5 would decide the survival of the over 4-month BJP government in Karnataka. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.