“No one has spoken to me about it (succeeding Yediyurappa).It’s solely the media, which is discussing it.As nobody has spoken to me, there isn’t a want to react to it,” Joshi instructed reporters.
Asked what if he’s made the chief minister, the Union Minister quipped, “I by no means reply hypothetical questions with ‘ifs’ and ‘buts’.. I do not need to reply such questions.”
To a query, Joshi mentioned he would not react as a result of he was not conscious that the chief minister had been requested to resign.
He emphasised that the ‘supreme leaders’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah other than the BJP leadership led by party president J P Nadda would resolve.
“There isn’t any excessive command within the BJP however nationwide leadership. We obtained totally different leaderships from time to time. There was Rajnath Singh, after which Nitin Gadkari got here, who was succeeded by Amit Shah and now J P Nadda is there.In the current scenario, we’ve supreme leaders in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. They will resolve,” Joshi mentioned.
He declined to touch upon seers of the dominant Lingayat neighborhood warning the BJP that it could be ruined if Lingayat strongman Yediyurappa is faraway from the submit.
The 58-year-old Joshi has been Dharwad MP since 2004.He had additionally served because the BJP’s state unit president from July 2012 to January 2016.
With Yediyurappa dropping a powerful trace that his exit as chief minister was on the playing cards, hypothesis is rife that Joshi would tackle the mantle.