eNarada , Bengaluru, Saturday, May 19, 2018
Karnataka Cheif Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa resigned without seeking a trust vote today. There was a high drama whole day as rumours spread like a wild fire, that BJP is planning to get support of MLA’s belonging to Congress and JD(S).
When the whole country was watching with many speculations doing the rounds, Yeddyurappa announced in the session that he is not seeking trust vote but resigning immediately.
It can be recalled that Yeddyurappa had taken oath as Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 17 and Governor had given two weeks time to prove magic number of 112. However on the appeal made by Congress. Supreme court had directed BJP government in Karnataka to prove the majority at 4 pm on saturday.
During the farewell speech, Yeddyurappa became emotional and owed to achieve his mission of 150 seats for BJP in the next elections. He also delcared that he will continue work hard for the welfare of farmers and neglected sections of people in Karnataka.
Acknowledging the support of Prime Minister Modi and BJP national president Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa promised to win all 28 loksabha seats in the upcoming elections and offer it as a gift to Modi.
However, Yeddyurappa and Sriramulu resigned from their Lok Sabha seats following their win at Assembly seats. JD(S) party president H.D.Kumaraswamy too resigned from Ramanagara and retained Channapattana constituency. Kumaraswamy had won from both constituencies.