For the record, it is for the second time that BJP has come to power in the MCC out of seven elections held so far.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, state BJP chief Nalin Kumar Kateel and National General Secretary in charge of Karnataka, P Muralidhar Rao were among those who welcomed the MLAs.
Kateel has asked ministers in the BSY cabinet to regularly visit the party office and interact with workers
Accusing Siddaramaiah of wrecking the coalition government, Sriramulu said the former CM’s speeches are always provocative, and that Siddaramaiah had not learnt his lesson even after losing power.
Party sources said that the Yeddyurappa camp will not give up a chance to avenge their leader, who was left insulted after a section of office-bearers sacked staff at the BJP state office.
Karnataka BJP president and Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel’s Facebook post has not gone well with the family members of saxophone player Kadri Gopalnath.
Kateel said that he and Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa will not sit with him and discuss this issue to try to get an answer on what was his real intention behind the statement.
The Dakshina Kannada MP said that the state government has released Rs 3,000 crore for relief and various initiatives have been taken so far.
After a 30-minute meeting, Kateel said they had discussed the flood situation and the party’s bypoll preparations and other issues related to strengthening the organisation in the state.
Quickly realising that this could create a controversy, he repeated the original stanza and added ‘Allah’ right back.
While the Congress has become Siddaramaiah and Dinesh vs the rest, the BJP sees CM Yediyurappa and Kateel at loggerheads; GTD embarrasses JDS.
Dakshina Kannada has been declared an ODF (open defecation-free) district. However, many dalit families in this village are forced to openly defecate as they do not have toilets at home.
Govt won’t tolerate an assault of those questioning eve teasing, he says
Agitated over a communally sensitive remark, a group of five college students had assaulted an insurance company executive at the Forum Fiza Mall in Pandeshwar here on Wednesday.
Kateel further added that he started the statewide tour from Hassan and has already covered six districts.