In a resigned tone, CM said he was waiting to receive a message from the party’s high command on July 25. “We will hold an event on July 26 to celebrate our two-year anniversary. our government. I will participate in the program, and then I will act according to what the central leadership decides,” Yediyurappa told reporters on Thursday.
Furthermore, he made it clear that he would not oppose the party’s decision even if it meant resigning from the CM despite two years remaining for the next congressional election. “Whether I take power or not, I will work to strengthen the party and bring the BJP back to power in the next parliamentary election. I will only carry out my duties as CM as long as the party leadership wants me to,” he said.
When suggesting a successor to the BJP’s senior command post, the 78-year-old BJP veteran said he has no such plans and that it is up to the party’s senior command to decide. “Even if they asked me, I wouldn’t suggest any names,” he clarified.
Yediyurappa also called on all his supporters and party leaders to maintain discipline and not make statements in his favor. “I ask my supporters not to create any confusion or make random statements. Let’s cooperate,” he said.
Acknowledging the outpouring of love and support he has received from the heads of religious organizations who have visited his home over the past three days, Yediyurappa said he feels blessed. “I will never forget their support, but I will act according to what the party decides,” he said.
Following his statement, Karnataka leaders took action in Delhi.
Yediyurappa’s political secretary and MP Renukacharya of the MLA, were in Delhi to meet senior party leaders, including Arun Singh in charge of state. On Thursday he met with the Union Minister Prahlad Joshi and secretary general CT Ravi in Delhi with MP Kolar BJP Muniswamy S. Foreign Minister B Sriramulu was also summoned to Delhi by the central leadership.
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