“It was Yeddiyurappa who first brought the BJP to power in Karnataka. Some conspired to remove him as he would not be a ‘chamcha’. Without him, the party cannot return to power in the state. Only after his return to the BJP could he” The party wins again. Why repeat the same mistake? “Tweeted the 81-year-old Rajya Sabha member.
The Lingayat Strongman already has the support of many Lingayat Mutts seers who have begun rallying behind the prime minister amid speculation about his removal from office.
The leadership change talks, which have been going on for quite some time, gained momentum after Yediyurappa’s visit to Delhi last week. Since then, he has vigorously dismissed the talks as unfounded.