Expel BSY to save BJP in Karnataka: Shivappa

‘BSY’s remarks on Eshwarappa were intolerable’

Published: 09th January 2012 02:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:11 PM   |  A+A-

MYSORE: Former BJP state president B B Shivappa urged the party high command to expel former CM B S Yeddyurappa, accusing him of causing setbacks to the party by issuing embarrassing statements in public.

Shivappa said that it is the right time to expel Yeddyurappa as he is facing huge corruption charges and his expulsion will stem further damage to the party. “The behaviour of Yeddyurappa, who is pushing Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda to the brink by blackmailing him, is not appropriate. I don’t know why the high command is maintaining silence and not taking any action against him. The high command should expel him to save the party in Karnataka,” he urged.

On the sidelines of the party workers’ meeting held here on Sunday, Shivappa, who is also president of the Karnataka BJP Hiriyara Vedike, said that Yeddyurappa’s behaviour is intolerable.

He alleged that Yeddyurappa’s remarks against BJP state president K S Eshwarappa in public created an embarrassing situation for the party. Yeddyurappa’s stand has changed after he came to power and this is the reason for the injustice done to many sincere workers, he added.When questioned about rumours of Yeddyurappa launching a new party, he said that he would not succeed, and it is best that he continues

in the BJP.

“Many leaders like former chief ministers Devraj Urs, Kengal Hanumanthaiah witnessed failure after launching a new party,” Shivappa said. Former MLA and honorary president of Karnataka BJP Hiriyara Vedike Rambhat also demanded action against Yeddyurappa.

Stay up to date on all the latest Karnataka news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp