Sreeramulu slams BSY for drought area tour

The former BJP leader termed the ex-Karnataka CM’s tour in drought hit district as another ‘drama’ to regain power.

Published: 05th April 2012 02:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:20 PM   |  A+A-

BELLARY: Former BJP leader B Sreeramulu today flayed the tour undertaken by former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in drought hit district of the state and termed it as another "drama" to regain power.

"Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda and Yeddyurappa are engaged in power politics. BJP leaders are continuing their resort politics", Sreeramulu, who has floated his own "BSR" (Badavara, Shramikra and Raithara) party hit out at a press conference here.

He said he would launch Padayatra from Basavakalyan in Bagalkot district from April 24 to awken what he called "sleeping" government to remind it to take up relief works in drought hit areas.

He also said that he would undertake two-day fast from June 17, if the state government failed to de-silt Tungabhadra Reservoir by then.

Sreeramulu said farmers of Bellary, Raichur and Koppal would join him in the fast.

The former Minister went on two-day fast last month in Gadag seeking development activities in North Karnataka region, an issue which he never touched while he was in power.

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