Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Stopping 7 Lok Sabha seats but dreaming of PM post’: Yeddyurappa mocks Deve…

    Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Stopping 7 Lok Sabha seats but dreaming of PM post’: Yeddyurappa mocks Deve…

    Taking a jibe at historical prime minister HD Deve Gowda, BJP leader and historical Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa mentioned that although Gowda’s celebration is contesting handiest on just a few seats in the tell, he’s nursing ambitions of turning into the High Minister of the country, or no longer lower than an handbook to the PM.

    Talking solely to Smita Prakash of ANI, Yeddyurappa mentioned: “Deve Gowda is scuffling with on 7 seats in Karnataka and has ambitions of turning into the High Minister or an handbook to the High Minister.”

    Gowda had mentioned in a contemporary interview that unlike BJP dilapidated LK Advani, he’s no longer going to retire from active politics and that if Congress president Rahul Gandhi becomes the High Minister of the country, he’ll be sitting by his facet.

    Of the 28 parliamentary constituencies in the tell, Congress and JD(S) are contesting on 21 and 7 seats, respectively, as per a pre-poll arrangement.

    Expressing his self belief of BJP gaining an unlimited victory on the polls, Yeddyurappa mentioned: “Despite your complete divisive tactics by the Congress celebration, BJP emerged because the one biggest celebration in the Assembly elections by winning 104 seats. In this election too we are hundred per cent assured that we are going to no longer handiest have interaction Shimoga Lok Sabha seat with an unlimited margin but also have interaction bigger than 22 seats in the tell.”

    Shimoga has became a excessive profile constituency in the tell as sons of two chief ministers are scuffling with it out. Yeddyurappa’s son B Y Raghavendra has been campaigning extensively and tells ANI that despite the tell equipment being mature in opposition to the BJP in his constituency, the of us are with him. His father is terribly well-liked in Shikaripura where they have a modest family dwelling in a congested locality but Raghavendra feels that Modi’s recognition is his trump card. The JD (S) nominee Madhu Bangarappa, son of historical CM is banking on the Ediga team and his behind father’s recognition. HD Kumaraswamy has made several emotional appeals to minorities and assorted communities to interrupt the tackle that Yeddyurappa has in central Karnataka.

    Nonetheless the ageing Kannada stalwart Yeddyurappa is assured of adding Karnataka to Modi’s kitty, “We will have interaction no longer lower than 300 seats for your complete country,” he added.

    On the prospects of JD(S)-Congress alliance getting ‘destabilized’ in Karnataka if BJP wins the Lok Sabha elections, Yeddyurappa mentioned, “After results, anything else could also occur,” claiming that “over 20 Congress MLAs are likely to be no longer ready to help the Chief Minister, they’re no longer elated with him”.

    He, alternatively, denied that the allegedly estranged MLAs had been fervent with him. “These MLAs don’t have any longer spoken to me, they have spoken secretly,” he mentioned. He presumably system that there may maybe be a affirm advertising campaign.

    Talking about the Veerashaiva-Lingayat narrate, Yeddyurappa accused historical Congress president Sonia Gandhi of hatching a conspiracy with the local Congress leadership to divide the Lingayat team in the tell.

    “Congress leader and Home Minister MB Patil had written to the then AICC chief Sonia Gandhi on Veerashaiva-Lingayat narrate which exposes the conspiracy hatched by Congress to forestall BJP from coming to vitality in Karnataka. What is homely is that Sonia Gandhi is fervent on this conspiracy because the letter written by Patil starts with ‘as immediate by you’, which system she herself has guided tell Congress leaders on the narrate,” he mentioned.

    “Being the head of a national celebration and claiming the legacy of Nehru family, she need to no longer have stooped to this sort of stage because of now we have excessive regards for Nehru and his family. Despite the indisputable truth that it is never new for Congress of us to involve in such conspiracies,” he added.

    On Kumaraswamy’s alleged claims that he knew about the ‘Pulwama terrorist assault’ two years abet, Yeddyurappa hit abet questioning the CM’s silence for see you later.”If he knew about the assault two years abet, he can have to light have urged it to the police or to the President of India so as that this sort of tragic incident and the death of our bigger than 40 troopers could also were shunned,” he mentioned. Yeddyurappa is dismissive of the Chief Minister’s statements on Pulwama and Balakot, telling ANI that HDK seems to be mentally unsound.

    Refuting the allegations levelled on him by the Congress in the ‘Yeddyurappa diary’ row whereby he became supposed to have paid Rs 1800 crore to just a few high BJP leaders, the historical CM mentioned that there became no truth in it.

    “If there is even a tiny amount of truth in it, I will retire from politics. Officials and consultants have checked my handwriting and signature and have near out overtly asserting that it became no longer my signature the least bit. It became no longer a diary but handiest 2-3 free sheets,” he mentioned.

    Continuing his tirade in opposition to the JD(S)-Congress authorities in the tell, the senior BJP leader mentioned that it has been a total failure and that the CM has lost his “psychological steadiness”. “We are searching for votes on High Minister Narendra Modi’s 5-yr performance. The reward coalition authorities has miserably failed in Karnataka and the Chief Minister has lost his psychological steadiness and is talking irresponsibly,” he mentioned.

    “In Mandya district, Sumalatha is giving a truly upright fight and he or she could also have interaction the election. The Chief Minister became there appropriate for per week, thereafter he lost his psychological steadiness and is talking nonsense wherever he has long gone after that,” mentioned Yeddyurappa.

    The BJP has fielded candidates in all constituencies with the exception of in Mandya where it has prolonged toughen to self reliant candidate Sumalatha, spouse of behind actor-modified into-baby-kisser Ambareesh. Sensing difficulties for his son Nikhil, who is the coalition candidate, Kumaraswamy had been campaigning in Mandya for the past few days.

    When requested about his statements on Balakot, Yeddyurappa mentioned that he has been misquoted by some media shops. “I didn’t yell that Balakot air strike could support us to have interaction 22 seats, I became misquoted by the media. The credit will bound to the defense power,” he mentioned.

    First Published:
    Apr 20, 2019 15: 26 IST

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