Breaking his silence for the first time amid a huge rumor that his departure was in the cards, Yediyurappa said: “Based on the instructions that the central leaders will give me on July 25, I will start my work from July 26. We have a special program on July 26 about the 2 years of our government, after attending that program, I will follow the instructions of the national president. ”
The Yediyurappa government will complete two years in office on July 26.
Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru, he said that his intention is to strengthen the party in the coming days and return it to power.
“Prime Minister Narendra modiAmit Shah (Home Secretary) and our National President JP Nadda have a special love and faith in me. You know that those who have crossed the 75 years have not been given a position, but appreciating my work they have given me a chance even though I have crossed the 78 years ”, said Yediyurappa.
Yediyurappa had visited Delhi last week and met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Interior Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President JP Nadda.
BSY cancels Legislative Party meeting on July 26
Since he returned from Delhi after a two-day visit to meet with party leaders last week, speculation abounds that Yediyurappa could step down from CM’s post later this month. This gained further traction with the appearance of an audio clip three days ago that allegedly featured the chair of the state party, Nalin Kumar Kateel, hinting at an imminent changing of the guard in the state.
Fueling speculation that he doesn’t want to, CM BS Yediyurappa canceled the BJP legislative party meeting scheduled for July 26, the day that marks two years in office, on Wednesday and postponed the planned lunch and dinner. for your secretariat staff and MLAs on your eve.
MLA V Sunil Kumar, who is the party’s whip in the assembly, attributed the cancellation of events to “unforeseen events” and added that he had been asked to inform lawmakers that the July 25 dinner was postponed.
(With inputs from agencies)