BSY targets ‘father and son’
News

BSY targets ‘father and son’

Bengaluru: In an aggressive speech against the Janata Dal (S) – Congress coalition Government before the Trust Vote yesterday, Leader of the Opposition B.S. Yeddyurappa (BSY) targeted “father and son” (Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and the former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda) while predicting that the alliance will end up “discrediting the Congress.”

BSY used the Floor Test against the coalition Government in the Legislative Assembly to speak of the alleged “misdeeds” of Kumaraswamy and Gowda during the 20 month-rule of the JD(S)-BJP coalition Government in 2006-2007.

He claimed Gowda had written hundreds of letters to him and exerted pressure to get works done in favour of the family. On Kumaraswamy’s claim that his father was pained by the JD(S)-BJP alliance back then, Yeddyurappa shot back: “If your father was pained by your alliance with the BJP, why did you continue in the coalition for 20 months?”

“I am feeling guilty now because of the support given to the Kumaraswamy government in 2006,” said the BJP leader, who stepped down earlier this week as the CM, two days after assuming office.

Yeddyurappa alleged that Kumaraswamy granted 22 mining licences. “Corruption during the JD(S) Government will continue,” the BJP leader said, and expressed his readiness to prove his charges against the Gowda family with documents.

Largely targeting the JD(S) during his 45-minute speech, the former CM said: “You (Congress) may not have got the people’s mandate. But the Congress High Command calls only Kumaraswamy to Delhi and none of the State leaders. They (JD-S and Congress High Command) took all the decisions. I have decided not to speak against the Congress leaders. From now, our struggle will be against the corrupt father-son duo,” BSY said.

“Why didn’t the Congress try to keep the CM’s post? In a few months, the father-son duo will make people forget the name of the Congress,” he said. The former CM Siddharamaiah has been “totally sidelined” in this govt. formation, he claimed.

May 26, 2018

3 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “BSY targets ‘father and son’”

  1. Mr.B.S.Yediyurappa was off the mark by targeting the father-son duo to the exclusion of the Congress for the ‘unholy alliance’ which has kept the BJP out of power in Karnataka.The stark reality is that the Congress which desperately wanted to somehow cling to power in the State was ready with the bait of offering the Chief Minister’s post to the father-son duo even before the counting for the recent Assembly elections began.As such the Congress has played a key role in shaping the post poll alliance pampering to the lust for power displayed by the national and State JD(S) Presidents (ie by HDD and HDK) which in effect kept the BJP the single largest party out of power.

  2. Prakash. R says:

    JdS is such a powerful position that if they didn’t give a single positional to Congress and filled al, their 37 positions by JDS Congress can’t protest, because BJP ruling Karnataka is going to send a lot of congressman like dksi straight to prison to stay out of prison they have to do nothing but lick their wounds and sleep until next election

  3. Madhu says:

    We can’t help admire Kumaraswamy,s courage! He says he has to be loyal to congress not not to 6,5 crores kannadigas! He has shown a royal middle finger to Kannada people because they did not vote him to power! We deserve it

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending Posts
ABOUT

Mysuru's favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 39 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it's readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.