Even a cupboard reshuffle has failed to quell the storm brewing contained in the BJP-ruled Karnataka authorities. A number of BJP leaders have accused Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa of favouring his supporters whereas alloting cupboard berths within the state.
The chief minister expanded his 17-month-old cupboard on Wednesday after a lot deliberations and the train already noticed some aspirants who couldn’t make it publicly air their displeasure.
A number of BJP leaders have alleged that Yediyurappa inducted those that had “blackmailed” him with a CD or have been his supporters.
Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, MP Renukacharya, Sathish Reddy, Thippa Reddy, SA Ramadass and AH Vishwanath — leaders who couldn’t make it into the cupboard, have been fairly vocal in expressing their displeasure.
Disgruntled BJP MLA Basangouda Yatnal stated, “The CM has made those that are blackmailing him as ministers. Three people- one political secretary and two ministers have been blackmailing with a few of Yediyurappa’s CDs for 3 months. One who’s turning into minister in the present day together with CD blackmail was additionally concerned within the fee of cash to Vijayendra (CM’s son).”
He had beforehand requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to finish dynastic politics from Yediyurappa’s household in Karnataka, which has a chief minister, an MP (BY Raghavendra) and a BJP state vice-president (BY Vijayendra).
After the reshuffle, Yediyurappa’s political secretary MP Renukacharya headed to Delhi to categorical his disappointment over the transfer to the celebration high command.
“Those who went towards BS Yediyurappa’s management are those who’ve been made the ministers. I’ll inform the scams that few of those ministers have been behind,” Renukacharya
Vishwanath on Thursday referred to as upon individuals to focus on the ‘Son Stroke’, a jibe seen as focusing on the chief minister’s household. “Let the dialogue begin from Raichur. The subject is Son Stroke. I hope you perceive it,” Vishwanath stated in an obvious reference to Yediyurappa allegedly giving prominence to his youngsters and relations within the celebration.
TAKE UP GRIEVANCES WITH PARTY HIGH COMMAND: YEDIYURAPPA
In the meantime, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa requested the sulking BJP leaders to take up the matter with the BJP’s nationwide management and urged them to chorus from making any remarks affecting the celebration.
“If the BJP MLAs have any objection they will go to Delhi, meet our nationwide leaders and provides all of them the data and complaints they’ve. I will not object to that however I ask them not to harm the celebration’s fame by speaking ailing,” Yediyurappa instructed reporters in Bengaluru.
I request all MLAs who’re making these allegations, to talk to our high command. Nobody is stopping them. It isn’t truthful to react right here and there, it is not going to maintain good within the celebration discussion board, do not create any confusion: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa https://t.co/epX6iRrrF9
— ANI (@ANI) January 14, 2021
Noting that the central leaders will take a name on their complaints, he stated the seniors within the celebration are conscious of the info.
Later, talking to reporters in Davangere, he insisted he might do what was inside his limits, on the matter and warned these talking ailing about him.
CONGRESS TARGETS CM OVER DYNASTY POLITICS CHARGE
The opposition Congress in Karnataka took a dig at Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa over dynasty politics allegations made towards him by some BJP legislators.
The celebration additionally sought to seize in on among the legislators’ claim that the CM was blackmailed by another MLAs by possessing a ‘CD’.
Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and State Congress chief D Ok Shivakumar alleged Yediyurappa’s youngsters have grow to be de facto chief ministers.
Siddaramaiah took to Twitter to goal the Yediyurappa.
“A BJP Karnataka MLA has overtly claimed that many BJP leaders have gotten ministerial berth by blackmailing BS Yediyurappa utilizing a CD. Does the CM of Karnataka have the braveness to file a prison case towards those that blackmailed him?” Siddaramaiah tweeted.
Does @CMofKarnataka have braveness to file a prison case towards those that blackmailed him?
— Siddaramaiah (@siddaramaiah) January 14, 2021
At a press convention, DK Shivakumar stated, “Your MLAs solely have began saying that it’s not Bharatiya Janata Social gathering however ‘Blackmailers Janata Social gathering’.”
BJP now could be ‘Blackmailers Janata Social gathering’
BJP’s personal MLAs & Leaders are accusing CM Yediyurappa of being bribed & blackmailed throughout Cupboard enlargement.
These statements by BJP leaders should be probed by a sitting HC Choose & enforcement companies like ED should suo-motu register a case.
— DK Shivakumar (@DKShivakumar) January 14, 2021
(with inputs from PTI)