Will abide by party high command decision: BSY

Will abide by party high command decision: BSY

Bengaluru: Stating that party central leadership has never asked his resignation, however, the Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa asserted that he will abide by the decision taken by the party high command regarding his continuation in the CM post. 

Returning to Bengaluru on Saturday evening from his ‘successful’ Delhi tour, the Chief Minister has repeatedly said that his focus is strengthening party organization and bringing BJP government to power in the 2023 Assembly elections with an absolute majority. 

With he completing two years terms at the office on July 26, Mr. Yediyurappa will convene BJPLP meeting on that day to discuss developmental works. 

Yediyurappa’s decision of calling BJPLP meeting was a clear indication that he would make the way to choose new leadership in the party, sources in party central leadership told 24x7liveindia.com 

“BJP central leaders have instructed me to strengthen the party and bring back BJP to power with an absolute majority. So far, there is no problem with regard to my continuation in the CM post. However, I will abide by the party central leadership's decision, that would be taken after considering the circumstances and the situation”, Mr. Yediyurappa replied to a question on change of leadership in the state.  

“I will work for strengthening the party organization by taking all leaders along with me. Central leaders have reposed faith in me to strengthen the party organization”, Mr. Yediyurappa told reporters.  

Stated that his Delhi tour was a big success, Mr. Yediyurappa said and added that he will honestly work for strengthening the party in the state. 

Replying to a question on alternative leadership, Mr. Yediyurappa reiterated that “there is no discussion with party central leaders about choosing of alternative leader. But as I told earlier that, there is no shortage of alternative leadership in the party. Right now, party central leadership told me to strengthen party organization”, he said. 

Mr. Yediyurappa said that he has not complained to party central leadership against his detractors. “Few MLAs had spoken against me, I have not bothered about their complaint. It is left to party central leadership to take action against them,” he added. 

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Mr. Yediyurappa also said that he will complete two years term as the Chief Minister and bring back the BJP government to power. 

Chief Minister said that he has discussed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi about both ‘state and national politics' for half an hour. 

His meeting with party national President J.P. Nadda, Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation, Amit Shah, and Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh were ‘fruitful.’ 

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