Karnataka News: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has called a meeting of the legislature party and ministers on July 26. This meeting has been called at a time when it is being speculated that Yeddyurappa’s CM chair may go. According to sources, the leadership has asked him to step down due to ill health and old age. At the same time, Yediyurappa himself denied the offer to resign.
However, according to sources, Yediyurappa has put a condition for his sons to be given posts in the Center and the state in order to leave the CM’s chair. Karnataka CM met Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP President JP Nadda, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi on Saturday.
Yediyurappa dismissed the suggestion of resignation
At the same time, Yediyurappa termed his visit to Delhi as a success and said that the party leadership has asked him to continue as Chief Minister and there was no discussion on the subject of change of leadership in the state. After returning from Delhi, Yediyurappa said, “Central leaders have asked me to continue as Chief Minister and strengthen the party. It is our duty to comply with their instructions from time to time. There is no question of leadership change.
Earlier in the day, Yeddyurappa had rubbished reports of him resigning as the chief minister, saying there was “no truth” in it. Denying any discussion on an alternative leadership, Yediyurappa insisted that the BJP There is no dearth of qualified leaders. However, at the same time, he said that the party has given him the responsibility and he will work to strengthen the party by taking everyone along.
Significantly, during his two-day visit to Delhi, Yeddyurappa met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP National President JP Nadda and discussed everything from politics to balancing the construction of the proposed Mekedatu reservoir on the Cauvery river. topics discussed. There is a standoff between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Mekedatu project.
Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said, “Internal battle of Punjab Congress is a means of entertainment for the people”.