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The CLP meeting is expected to discuss the alleged efforts of BJP to lure dissident Congress and JD(S) MLAs.
'There is nothing, no discord. Whatever is coming in the media does not have even an iota of truth. It is totally baseless,' he told reporters after meeting the Jarkiholi brothers.
Though Siddaramaiah heads the coalition’s coordination committee and the Congress Legislature Party (CLP), his followers were upset that he was being slowly sidelined by party leaders.
The coalition government will survive the full five-year term because of Siddaramaiah’s cooperation, said Chief Minister Kumaraswamy on Monday.
Siddaramaiah was also asked to talk to MLAs who are lobbying for ministerial berths and speaking against the party.
Speaking to media persons after meeting former chief minister Siddaramaiah, Venugopal accused the BJP of trying to destabilise the government.
According to sources close to Jarkiholi brothers, several senior ‘disgruntled’ leaders were indirectly supporting the eight legislators who are planning to quit Congress.
Sunday is a big day for the Congress that hopes to resolve the Belagavi impasse with the return of Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah from a 12-day Europe tour.
In an emergency measure of sorts, KPCC chief Dinesh Gundu Rao on Wednesday paraded MLAs from Ballari and Raichur to put to rest speculations of legislators quitting the party.
Ministers in the erstwhile cabinet headed by Siddaramaiah claimed `24 crore in travel allowances in the five-year term of the government, according to an RTI.
The Jarkiholi brothers are said to be upset about the alleged meddling by Major Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar in Belagavi politics.
The Congress not only failed to get the magic number on its own, but was pushed to the second spot with the BJP emerging as the single largest party.
He is scheduled to visit Russia, England, Germany, Paris and Scotland.
Ever since he was dropped from the state cabinet by former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Satish has been ignoring the programmes of both the government and the party.
According to sources, the arguments started after Sait demanded that the party leadership give ticket to contest LS polls from Belagavi constituency to a minority community candidate.