Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Saturday dismissed rumours about his resignation, saying it’s not in any respect true.
He additionally mentioned that he’ll meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP chief J P Nadda earlier than returning to Bengaluru.
“Not at all. Not at all,” Yediyurappa advised reporters on the Karnataka Bhavan right here when requested if he has resigned.
There isn’t any fact within the hearsay, asserted the chief minister, who will return to Bengaluru on Saturday after assembly the BJP chief and the Union ministers.
On Friday, Yediyurappa had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and mentioned pending state works, together with Mekedatu mission throughout river Cauvery.
The assembly got here at a time political circles are abuzz with speculations of Yediyurappa being changed because the chief minister.
Repeated open remarks by some disgruntled leaders throughout the Karnataka BJP concentrating on him and his household with accusations of corruption and interference in administration have embarrassed the occasion and the federal government, regardless of warnings of disciplinary motion by the management.
Another part of the occasion is demanding the substitute of Yediyurappa (79) citing his age and the necessity of projecting a brand new CM face forward of meeting polls in 2023, sources had mentioned.
On a attainable cupboard rejig, Yediyurappa, earlier than the assembly with the prime minister, had mentioned, “I will tell you if there is any such discussion with (party) seniors over the restructuring or expansion of the Cabinet.”
An official assertion issued after the Friday assembly had mentioned the chief minister mentioned numerous state points with the prime minister.