Yediyurappa said in response to a question, “Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh has said that there is no question of change of leadership. Yediyurappa will be the chief minister for the next two years and complete his term.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa (File photo- PTI)
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday said BJP national general secretary Arun Singh’s statement of refusing to remove him has given him more strength and that he would work for the development of the state during the remaining two years in office. Will stay Yediyurappa also said that his responsibilities have increased after the BJP high command showed his trust.
Yediyurappa said in response to a question, “Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh has said that there is no question of change of leadership. Yediyurappa will be the Chief Minister for the next two years and will complete his term. So the question of this does not arise. “
Talking to reporters after a review meeting with district officials and public representatives, he said, “It has been clarified that Yediyurappa will continue for the remaining two years and with everyone’s cooperation, I will focus on the development and journey of the state.” And I will sincerely try to do good work.”
Amid speculations of a change of leadership in Karnataka, BJP’s state general secretary in-charge of the state on Thursday refused to change the chief minister, saying Yeddyurappa would continue at the top post.
Earlier, BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel had said that Yeddyurappa is a role model for party workers. He is our national leader. There is no such discussion in the party nor is there any difference of opinion on change of leadership. Yeddyurappa is our ideal leader. At present, it is our responsibility to investigate COVID.
At the same time, Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai had said that there is no possibility of change in leadership in the state. BS Yeddyurappa was proposed as the chief minister by 18 MLAs who joined the BJP from other parties. The entire Karnataka was shocked by the CM’s statement. The Chief Minister acted obediently to the party and the people. Only Yeddyurappa has the mandate from the 2018 elections. He made a journey of change. Those who are making statements against him should understand what his contribution is. He never rested, worked day and night and held four to five meetings on the double whammy of natural calamities and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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