In a signal of constant discontent throughout the Karnataka BJP, the get together’s chief whip within the Meeting, V Sunil Kumar, has now issued a name for a platform for legislators to air their views, a day after Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa requested get together MLAs to keep away from making political remarks and concentrate on the Covid-19 disaster within the state.
“Remarks within the media within the final three days should not within the curiosity of the get together. Feedback of a few individuals are not the identical as that of all MLAs and get together staff. We are able to’t categorical our opinions to the media. Request get together leaders to present a platform to hear us,” Kumar wrote on social media tagging senior BJP leaders.
The remarks got here after a few MLAs loyal to Yediyurappa claimed that the CM has the assist of over 65 of the 117 MLAs within the state. The statements in favour of Yediyurappa got here following the Chief Minister’s announcement on June 6 that he would stop because the CM if the BJP asks him to go away.
The BJP chief whip is among the many get together’s outdated guard in Karnataka who’ve been pushing for a assembly of the BJP legislature get together since December final yr so as to air grievances associated to the BJP authorities and have grown stressed over Yediyurappa’s reluctance to accomplish that.
Final week, earlier than Yediyurappa mentioned he would stop on the suggestion of the BJP excessive command, one other BJP MLA, Basavaraj Patil Yatnal, who is taken into account to be a part of the outdated guard, had questioned the CM’s reluctance to name a BJP legislature get together assembly.