Over 100 Karnataka lawmakers of the BJP will return to Bengaluru quickly after their three-day stake-out at a luxurious resort close to Delhi. “Hearty welcome,” sneered the state Congress, which accuses the BJP of a failed try to topple its coalition authorities with the Janata Dal Secular.
“We lengthen a hearty welcome to all Karnataka BJP MLAs who’re returning residence after an prolonged vacation at a luxurious resort close to Delhi. Now that they’re sufficiently rejuvenated allow us to hope they are going to attend to the work of their constituencies which they’ve uncared for for lengthy,” tweeted Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao.
We lengthen a hearty welcome to all Karnataka BJP MLAs who’re returning residence after an prolonged vacation at a luxurious resort close to Delhi. Now that they’re sufficiently rejuvenated allow us to hope they are going to attend to the work of their constituencies which they’ve uncared for for lengthy.
– KPCC President (@KPCCPresident) January 17, 2019
The BJP lawmakers – all 104 of them – have been staying in a five-star resort in Gurgaon the place a room prices Rs 30,000. Their chief, former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, and the legislators returned to Bengaluru this morning, saying they wished to go to a distinguished Lingayat seer, Shivakumara Swamiji of Siddaganga Mutt in Tumkur, who has taken sick.
Mr Yeddyurappa had stated over the previous couple of days that the BJP lawmakers have been on the resort to “strategise for the nationwide polls” due by Could.
Requested in regards to the allegations of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and the Congress that the BJP was engaged on “Operation Lotus (the BJP image)” – which describes makes an attempt to poach lawmakers and stage a coup — Mr Yeddyurappa claimed it was the Congress and Janata Dal Secular that have been attempting to induce BJP members to change. He additionally stated it was inner rivalry within the Congress that had triggered a disaster within the authorities.
The ruling alliance gave the impression to be in for bother when two independent lawmakers withdrew support, saying they didn’t belief the Kumaraswamy authorities. On condition that 5 Congress legislators have been “lacking”, it didn’t look good. The record included a Congress lawmaker, who was upset about being neglected of the state cupboard.
By Wednesday night, as two of the “lacking” lawmakers surfaced in Bengaluru, denying that they had something to do with the BJP, the federal government was assured that the worst was over.
“The drama of ‘Operation Kamala’ (lotus) has ended. No try to destabilise the coalition authorities might be efficient as we’ve got the help of all our legislators,” Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara of the Congress stated.