Congress leader P Chidambaram said BJP is ‘busy replacing’ Chief Ministers in the states and asked when the party realized that they were ‘non-performing CMs’.
The 10 day monsoon session is the first assembly session of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai’s government.
The two leaders had a discussion amid dissatisfaction among a section of BJP ministers and legislators over the recent portfolio allocation.
There has been simmering discontent within the BJP in Karnataka, after recent cabinet expansion of CM Bommai.
The order will be will be applicable until Basavaraj Bommai, who replaced Yediyurappa as Karnataka CM, is in office
The list of 29 ministers in Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai's cabinet had the stamp of approval from Delhi, given that the CM had been camping in the national capital for the past two days.
CM Basavaraj Bommai announced that he is going to announce a new list of ministers.
Basavaraj Bommai, who served two terms as a member of the Karnataka Legislative Council early in his career, is currently an MLA from Shiggaon
Basavaraj Bommai hails from the Lingayat community, which is a key support base for the BJP in Karnataka.
The BJP will have to tread carefully while picking a new CM, given that a large share of its support comes from the Lingayats, the community to which Yediyurappa belongs.
The legislature party meet will be followed by a meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board, where a final decision will be taken regarding the next Karnataka CM, BJP leader Basavaraj S Bommai said
Only three chief ministers in Karnataka have been able to serve full tenures and of them two dissolved their governments in their last year in office.
BJP leader BS Yediyurappa resigned as the Karnataka Chief Minister today. Many party workers held demonstrations in Shikaripura constituency to show their solidarity with Yediyurappa.
BJP leader BS Yediyurappa resigned as the Karnataka Chief Minister today
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday confirmed his resignation even as he marked two years of his government amid rumours of a possible exit.
After dropping several hints about his probable exit last evening, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa said on Sunday that he had not received any word from the party high command yet.
The BJP president's remarks assume significance as they came hours after the Karnataka CM said he will take an appropriate decision, once he receives directions from the party high command this evening, regarding his continuation in the post.
"By evening once it comes, you will also get to know about it, once it comes I will take an appropriate decision," Yediyurappa said amid rumours of a possible exit.
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