He rejigged the portfolios of Ok Sudhakar, JC Madhuswamy, C P Yogeeshwara and Anand Singh. Whereas the chief minister restored medical schooling to Sudhakar and minor irrigation to J C Madhuswamy, he assigned tourism and setting & ecology to C P Yogeeshwara and infrastructure and haj to Anand Singh. Within the course of, he left Sudhakar on cloud 9, and left Yogeeshwara and Anand Singh dissatisfied.
After a chronic delay, Yediyurappa did a cupboard reshuffle on January 13 by inducting seven new ministers and dropping excise minister Nagesh. Per week later, he assigned portfolios to new ministers in addition to modified the portfolios of some. When just a few ministers rebelled, skipped the Cupboard assembly and aired their resentment in public, the chief minister did some patch work the following day in a determined bid to mollify them. That, nonetheless, didn’t deliver any lasting peace as sections of ministers continued to sulk.
On Monday, Yediyurappa reshuffled the cupboard twice in an try to purchase peace. Well being minister Sudhakar had been upset after he misplaced medical schooling, as he stated the dual departments have to be with the identical minister for efficient dealing with of Covid-19 pandemic.
Each Sudhakar and Anand Singh had been among the many 17 MLAs to stop the JD(S)-Congress alliance and helped the BJP come to energy in Karnataka.
The repeated reshuffle has not gone down effectively with a piece of BJP leaders who view the developments on account of the chief minister’s indecisiveness.
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee slammed chief minister BS Yediyurappa after he carried out a reshuffle of portfolios questioning whether or not the BJP got here to energy by “operation lotus’ to do public service or self-service. “You’re spending time altering portfolios reacting to blackmail,” the celebration tweeted.