BSP MLA says BJP approached him for support; will stick to JD(S)

The lone BSP MLA Mahesh today claimed that he was approached by BJP office-bearers to support the party in its government formation efforts.

Published: 16th May 2018 09:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2018 09:51 PM   |  A+A-

BJP State President Chief Minister candidate BS Yediyurappa leaves after BJP legislative party meeting in Bengaluru on Wednesday. | PTI

By PTI

BENGALURU: The lone BSP MLA Mahesh today claimed that he was approached by BJP office-bearers to support the party in its government formation efforts.

"However, I asked them to get in touch with our national leader Mayawati.

I am firmly with JDS," he told reportershere.

Mahesh has been elected from Kollegal constituency in Chamarajanagar district.

BSP had contested the Karnataka assembly polls in alliance with JDS, which is now making efforts to form the government with the support of Congress as the elections had produced a fractured mandate.

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  • Amitava Saha

    Earlier I read the article where it clearly read that the MLA stated that he was approached but no money was offered to him. Why that line has been deleted now?
    2 months ago reply
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