Is Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa resigning? BS Yediyurappa, Karnataka CM resignation

Amid weeks of hypothesis over the exit of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, the 78-year-old BJP chief on Thursday stated that he will abide by the choice of the celebration excessive command.  

BS Yediyurappa stated that the BJP central management’s determination will give him instructions on June 25, a day earlier than the 78-year-old will full two years within the chief minister’s office. 

“Till now I have not been asked to resign. When the directions come, I will quit and work for the party,” the BJP leaders informed reporters in Bengaluru.

He added, “I have not recommended any name. The party high command has not said anything to me. Let’s see what will happen after July 26.”

Hinting at his exit, Yediyurappa stated, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah (Home Minister) and our national President J P Nadda have a special love and faith towards me. You are aware that no position has been given to those who have crossed 75 years of age, but appreciating my work they have given me an opportunity despite me crossing 78 years.” 

He stated he desires to strengthen the celebration in Karnataka and convey it again to energy within the coming days. 

“Based on the instructions that the central leaders will give me on July 25, I will begin my work from July 26. We have a special programme on July 26 regarding 2 years of our government, after attending that programme, I will abide by the instructions from the national president,” the Karnataka CM stated. 

Yediyurappa was earlier scheduled to carry a lunch with MLAs on July 25 (Sunday) and attend a legislature celebration assembly on July 26 (Monday). 

There had been hypothesis that Yediyurappa will resign on Monday, paving means for one more BJP chief to control the state of Karnataka for the subsequent two years.  

The 78-year-old Lingayat strongman had visited New Delhi final week and met PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President JP Nadda. 

While there was some opposition, even from the Lingayat group, towards Yediyurappa persevering with because the Karnataka CM, a delegation of seers from varied mutts had met the BJP chief on Tuesday and urged him to finish his time period.  

Seniors Congress leaders from the Lingayat group, together with former minister MB Patil, have prolonged help to BS Yediyurappa and warned BJP of backlash if the CM is changed. 

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