Action against loyalists vindictive: Yeddyurappa

Haveri: Former BJP Karnataka strongman B S Yeddyurappa today described as "vindictive" the party leadership's sacking of his loyalist and Cooperative Minister B J Puttaswamy from the ministry and suspension of Tumkur MP G S Basavaraj.

PTI

He dared BJP to dissolve the state assembly and face the people's mandate "if they have faith in democratic values".

Yeddyurappa said BJP was under the impression that such action against his loyalists could dissuade others from supporting him and added "the number of those attending tomorrow's Karnataka Janata party rally will increase by at least 50,000".

Puttaswamy said he had no regrets in being dismissed from the ministry but did not approve the method opted by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar.

"Had he asked me, I would have resigned voluntarily. I will continue to be a supporter of Yeddyurappa forever", he said. Basavaraj too welcomed the party action.

PTI


Updated Date: Dec 08, 2012 21:35 PM

Also Watch

IPL 2018: Royal Challengers Bangalore eye revival against Chennai Super Kings as 'Cauvery Derby' comes back to life
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 It's A Wrap: Beyond the Clouds stars Ishaan Khatter, Malavika Mohanan in conversation with Parul Sharma
  • Monday, April 9, 2018 48 hours with Huawei P20 Pro: Triple camera offering is set to redefine smartphone imaging
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore interview: Sports can't be anyone's fiefdom, we need an ecosystem to nurture raw talent

Also See