- CM Siddaramaiah has been accused of being the architect behind the fracas by former CM B.S. Yediyurappa
- The accusation has been answered by Siddaramaiah with reference to BJP’s 2010 ploy of 'Operation Kamala'
This year’s Bollywood hit Airlift had a conscientious businessman as the protagonist. The real-life events playing out in Karnataka ahead of Rajya Sabha elections this weekend also featured an ‘airlift’, as it’s being called here, and the other key element, businessmen.