File photograph of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa.
He had in October mentioned that Yediyurappa wouldn’t stay Chief Minister for lengthy and the excessive command had determined that his successor could be from the north Karnataka area.
- PTI Bengaluru
- Last Updated: January 30, 2021, 19:53 IST
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Senior BJP MLA Basanagouda Patil Yatnal on Saturday as soon as once more harped about management change in Karnataka, saying a brand new Chief Minister will assume workplace after Ugadi on April 13, the day the state celebrates New Year. The Bijapur metropolis MLA, who has been overtly crucial of Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa for a while now, even indicated that the brand new CM will probably be from the northern a part of the state.
“I cannot go along with open palms searching for a Minister’s submit right here onwards. I’ve mentioned considered one of our personal will are available place (of CM) who may give the Minister’s submit. I’ve mentioned that somebody from north Karnataka will come..it is going to occur…wait and watch,” Yatnal instructed reporters in Vijayapura “….this will probably be very quickly, as you (media particular person) mentioned Ugadi… for new yr, new (CM).” The former Union minister has for a while now repeatedly been talking out in opposition to Yediyurappa and his fashion of functioning.
He had in October mentioned that Yediyurappa wouldn’t stay Chief Minister for lengthy and the excessive command had determined that his successor could be from the north Karnataka area. He had additionally lately indicated the potential for historic modifications within the state after Sankranti.
During the assembly of occasion legislators earlier this month, Yatnal reportedly had a face-off with Yediyurappa, as he objected to the “step-motherly” therapy meted out to some meeting constituencies and alleged interference of the CM’s son B Y Vijayendra within the administration. Despite warnings by the BJP management in opposition to making statements in public on points regarding the occasion and leaders, Yatnal had, after the cupboard growth earlier this month, accused the Chief Minister of constructing appointments beneath blackmail with out contemplating seniority or honesty.
Also, there was intense hypothesis in some quarters that the BJP excessive command is mulling a management change in Karnataka within the days to return contemplating Yediyurappa’s age (77 years). Though the state BJP has rejected outright such speculations, it refuses to die down, with some within the occasion like Yatnal giving credence to it with their statements.