The high command may now accede to Yediyurappa’s demand to make Vijayendra a minister and the process will begin with Vijayendra being made an MLC.
He is our strength, guide and state’s most popular leader.
In Shikaripura, the party workers insisted that I should contest despite my decision to quit electoral politics.
With CLP leader announcing it as his last election, he may garner emotional votes
He said his supporters are pressuring him to field Vijayendra from the old Mysuru region.
The announcement is seen as the veteran leader ending his innings in electoral politics.
In South India, we like our celebrities. They are revered, worshipped in temples, and made chief ministers too.
Addressing a joint presser, Siddaramaiah and KPCC chief DK Shivakumar demanded the resignation of CM Basavaraj Bommai and Home Minister Araga Jnanendra.
In Vijayapura, Yediyurappa said neither he nor his son have made any such statements, and would not like to react to comments made by someone close to Vijayendra.
When Somanna started his speech praising former CM BS Yediyurappa and CM Basavaraj Bommai, Vijayendra’s fans started shouting slogans, disrupting his speech.
Says BL Santhosh has nothing to do with his son missing out on ticket to contest MLC polls
The Karnataka BJP strongman also said that the aim is to bring the party back to power in Karnataka in the 2023 Assembly polls, and all efforts in this regard will begin from 'now itself'.
They even alleged that the high command was using double standards in pointing out examples of dynastic politics.
Vijayendra also recalled that his father has dedicated his life to building and strengthening the party in Karnataka from the grassroots.
For the last couple of years, the event was a low-key affair, but this time, not less than one lakh people are expected to take part.
Kabir Khan's comments come days after Salman announced the sequel to their film "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" with veteran screenwriter KV Vijayendra Prasad, who wrote the story for the 2015 original.
Salman announced the sequel at the 'RRR' pre-release event in Mumbai. Jr NTR, Ram Charan, SS Rajamouli, Alia Bhatt and Karan Johar were also present there.
Controversy erupted when Kanchi Mutt Seer Vijayendra Saraswathi remained seated while Tamil Thai Vaazhthu was played during a book release function at Chennai on January 24, 2018.
Former Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday said that he has not asked the BJP high command or anybody else to make his son B Y Vijayendra a minister in the state cabinet.
“Vijayendra has also been grooming a set of second-rung leaders as his loyalists, among whom are Mysuru MLC candidate Raghu Koutilya and Mandya’s KR Pet Manju,” said a BJP leader.