Karnataka BJP MLAs meeting today to elect a new Chief Minister
A meeting of BJP MLAs of the state will be held on Tuesday evening to choose the new Chief Minister of Karnataka. Significantly, the state CM BS Yediyurappa has resigned from the post on Monday
A meeting of BJP MLAs of the state will be held on Tuesday night to choose the new Chief Minister of Karnataka. Significantly, the Chief Minister of the state BS Yediyurappa has resigned from the post on Monday. It is expected that the name of Yeddyurappa's successor will be decided after the meeting of the MLAs. According to sources, BJP has appointed two union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and G Kishan Reddy as observers for the state BJP legislature party meeting to be held at 7 pm. . Both the ministers have left for Bengaluru and will attend a meeting with the party's Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh. Asked who can be chosen for the post of Karnataka CM, party MP and outgoing CM Yeddyurappa's son BS Raghavendra said, 'It is too early to say anything about this.'
He had said, 'No prediction could be made about the decisions of the BJP. For example, Yogi Adityanath in UP and Devendra Fadwani in Maharashtra… Even the cabinet reshuffle was done on the basis of different parameters, so it is difficult to say anything. Raghavendra had said that he has resigned on Monday itself. The high command is busy discussing the issue as to who will lead Karnataka.
According to experts, usually the central observers apprise the legislators of the choice of the central leadership as the new leader and try to build a consensus on it. The party's national organization general secretary BL Santhosh is already camping in Bengaluru. and are meeting with party leaders and taking their opinion. Yediyurappa comes from the influential Lingayat community of Karnataka. There is talk that BJP is considering handing over the chief minister's post to an influential leader of the Lingayat community. CT Ravi, BL Santosh and Speaker of the state assembly Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri. State Home Minister Basavaraj S Bommai, Revenue Minister R. The names of Ashok and Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan are also in the news. Significantly, Yeddyurappa completed his two-year term as Chief Minister on Monday. He had announced his resignation in a program organized on the occasion. After this he met Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at the Raj Bhavan and submitted his resignation to him.