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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa during an aerial survey to assess the extent of damage caused by the heavy rains in various district of Karnataka state.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offers special prayers to Goddess Chamundeswai atop Chamundi Hill for a traditional start of the Dasara Navratri festivities, in Mysuru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, BJP State Unit President Nalin Kumat Kateel and others hand over the B-form to party candidate for Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency Munirathna Naidu ahead of by-polls in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa being greeted by cabinet ministers B Sriramulu (L) and K Sudhakar(R) at his residence, in Bengaluru. During a Karnataka cabinet reshuffle, B Sriramulu got the Social Welfare and K Sudhakar got additional Health Ministry.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa releases publications on Karnataka BJP's first President late AK Subbaiah and late MLA Dr. Mahadev Banakar, at Vidhan Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa during their visit to the Lord Venkateswara temple, in Tirumala, Chittoor district.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa being given a memento by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, at Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirumala, Chittoor district.

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Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa (C) and other legislators greet Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri (L) during the ongoing Monsoon Session of State Assembly, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa receives 20 Ambulances, PPE Kits and HNFC machines by a private entertainment media house, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa flags off 20 Ambulances, PPE Kits and HNFC machines at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa pays tribute to 12th-century reformer Basaveshwara during a programme after renovation of the Mantap at Basaveshwara Circle in Bengaluru.

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Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa conducts aerial survey of the flood affected areas in North Karnataka.

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Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa offers prayers to Cauvery River during a visit to KRS Dam in Mandya district.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa meets Congress party MLA Akhanda Srinivas Murthy, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa salutes after hoisting the Tricolor during the 74th Independence Day celebrations, at Parade ground in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa discharged from hospital after recovering from Covid-19, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and other leaders during a programme organised on completion of one year by the BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa chairs a meeting with all zonal ministers, in-charge of COVID control, to discuss the current situation, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa (R) during the launch of 'Nekar Samman Yojana', a scheme to financially help weavers, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa pays tributes to former deputy Prime Minister Babu Jagivan Ram on his 34th death anniversary, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda during the foundation laying ceremony of 108-feet tall Kempegowda statue, at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa presents a face mask to former Indian cricketer Anil Kumble during 'Mask Day' rally organised by the state government in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa visits Shankara Mutt to participate in a Dhanvanthri Yagna ritual, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa receives blessings from Sri Jagadguru Rambhapuri Veerasimhanasana after a donation of Rs 21 Lakh for CM's COVID-19 relief fund, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa along with Cabinet Ministers and senior BJP leaders launches the Brahmin Development Board's new office, logo and website, in Bengaluru.

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BJP candidate Ashok Gasti files his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat in the presence of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, at the office of Legislative Assembly in Bengaluru.

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BJP candidate Veeranna Kadadi files his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat in the presence of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, at the office of Legislative Assembly in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa pays floral tribute to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 56th death anniversary, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa addresses media about the ongoing COVID-19, lockdown at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa (R) on COVID-19 preparedness via video conference as state ministers look on, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa (R) along with KPCC President D K Shivakumar (2nd R) and others wearing mask amid COVID-19 outbreak pays tributes to Basavanna to mark 'Basava Jayanthi' celebrations in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge wearing masks amidst COVID-19 outbreak pay tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa along with BJP MLAs and MPs during a meeting to take measures against the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa (R) addresses a press conference after donating his full-year salary in the Chief Minister Relief Fund, in Bengaluru. Chief Secretary Vijayabhaskar is also seen.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa (3R) with former CM HD Kumaraswamy (R), Congress leader Siddaramaiah (2R) and others during all party meeting, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa along with his family members clap as a gesture to show gratitude to the helpers and medical practitioners who are working relentlessly to fight coronavirus during Janta curfew, in Bengaluru.

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BJP National President J P Nadda (R), Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol (L) offer flower petals during an intellectual meet in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa presents budget during Karnataka Assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa arrives to present the State Budget 2020-21 at Karnataka Assembly, in Bengaluru.

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Congress leader & former chief minister Siddaramaiah greets Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on his 78th birthday celebration in Bengaluru.

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Congress leader & Former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa lights the lamp during the 78th birthday celebration of yediyurappa in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa during the State Assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa during the State Assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa speaks during the State Assembly session, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa felicitates Kambala jockey Srinivas Gowda, in Bengaluru. Gowda who created a social media storm after his record-setting performance in a traditional buffalo race, refused to undergo trials to be conducted at the SAI Centre.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala being greeted by State Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa at Vidhanasoudha in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa and others releases the translated version of the Shri Siddhant Shikhamani Granth in 19 languages and a mobile app of the Granth at the closing ceremony of the Centenary Celebrations of Shri Jagadguru Vishwaradhya Gurukul at Jangamwadi Math in Varanasi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa (2nd R), former CM HD Kumaraswamy (R) and State minister Jagadish Shettar (L) during the engagement ceremony of Nikhil Kumaraswamy and Revathi, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, CM BS Yeddyurappa and newly administered MLAs greet each other after a sworn-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala administering the oath of office and secrecy to Byrathi Basavaraj during a sworn-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan, in Bengaluru. Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa is also seen.

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New Karnataka Director General and Inspector General of Police Praveen Sood meets Chief Minister BS Yeddiyurappa after taking charge, in Bengaluru.

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BJP President Amit Shah addresses an awareness rally on Citizenship Amendment Act, in Hubbali.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah (R) with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa at Vivekadeepini Mahasamarpane (chanting of Vivekadeepini), organised by Vedanta Bharati at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah (R) talks with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa at Vivekadeepini Mahasamarpane (chanting of Vivekadeepini), organised by Vedanta Bharati at Palace Grounds in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief minister BS Yediyurappa with Chief Justice of India S A Bobde during a meeting, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka CM B S Yeddiyurappa (C) visit ISCON temple during 'Vaikunta Ekadashi' in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits a lab during the launch of five Defence Research and Development (DRDO) young scientists laboratories, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches as many as five Defence Research and Development (DRDO) young scientists laboratories during his two-day visit in Karnataka, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays respects to His Holiness Sree Sree Sree Sivakumara Swamigalu in Siddhaganga Mutt, at Tumkuru, Karnataka. Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, D.V. Sadananda Gowda and the Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S. Yediyurappa are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents an award to a farmer after he approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in the country, during his address to a gathering, at Tumakuru district. Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the I-STEM portal as Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan and Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa (L) look on, during the inauguration of 107th Indian Science Congress at the University of Agricultural Sciences, in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru district of Karnataka. State Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru district of Karnataka. State Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, as Union Minister for chemicals and fertilizers Sadananda Gowda looks on, upon his arrival at a airport in Bengaluru. Modi is on a 2-day visit to Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa, BJP National Secratary Rama Madhav and BJP State President Nalin Kumar Kateel during a meeting for Citizenship Amendment Act in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offers worship at Lord Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa performs rituals at an event in Shimoga district of Karnataka.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B.S.Yediyurappa consoles family members of those killed in police firing during anti-CAA protests at Circut House in Mangaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa arrives at an event to inagurate various development programme, in Dharwad district.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa addresses BJP workers at the party office after the Assembly bypoll results in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa offer sweets to BY Vijayendra after BJP won in 12 out of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka securing the position of Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visits Lord Manjunatheswara temple, in Dharmasthala.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa blesses his BY Vijayendra after BJP won in 12 out of 15 assembly constituencies of Karnataka securing the position of Yediyurappa-led BJP government in the state, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yedurappa with state minsiters at an election campaign roadshow for BJP candidate from Mahalakshmi Layout seat, K Gopalaiah, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa addresses an election campaign rally in support of the BJP candidate for KR Pet Assembly bypoll Narayana Gowda, in Mandya district.

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Defector MLAs join the BJP at a function

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, BJP State Unit President Nalin Kumar Kateel and BJP National general secretary Muralidhar Rao hand over the party flag to MLA Anand Singh during a programme to induct the disqualified MLA's, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visits a Gurudwara on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev Ji, at Ulsoor in Bengaluru.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala D Veerendra Heggade and others during the inauguration of the four-day international conference on self-help group movement, organised by the Shri Kshethra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project (SKDRDP), in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa addresses the media on his arrival at the airport in Hubballi.

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Minister of Women, Child Development and Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani is greeted by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa during a review meeting, at CM's office in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa seeks blessings from elephants during his visit to Shringeri Sharadamba Temple, at Sringeri near Chikmagalur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa, at an airport in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa interacts with flood-affected and landslide-hit people at Mudigere near Chikmagalur.

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Karnataka Chief Minister & outgoing State BJP President B S Yediyurappa hands over the party flag to his successor, the newly appointed State party chief Nalin Kumar Kateel, during a ceremony at the party office, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal and others attend the last rites of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, at Nigam Bodh Ghat, in New Delhi.

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BJP Leader B. S. Yediyurappa pays his last respects to the mortal remains of former finance minister Arun Jaitley before his last rites at Nigam Bodh Ghat, in New Delhi

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa along with the newly inducted ministers pose for a photograph during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala administers the oath of office and secrecy to Laxman Savadi during the swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka BJP Government, at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting with Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, in New Delhi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa inspects the guard of honour during the celebration of 73rd Independence day at Parade Ground in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief minister B. S. Yediyurappa offers prayers to the Anjanapura reservoir, which is main source of drinking water in the region, during his visit to Shivamogga district.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa interacts with flood-hit people of Dakshin Kannada during a visit to a flood relief camp in Mangaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa visits a flood-hit area in Shivamogga district.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa conducts an aerial survey of the flood affected areas in Belagavi district.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa during his aerial survey of the flood affected areas, in Bagalkot. The CM said that the Central government has assured to extend all assistance to Karnataka to deal with the situation arising out of severe floods and incessant rains in parts of the State.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa interacts with residents during his visit to flood-affected areas of Belagavi.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa visits flood-affected areas of Belgaum. The flood situation in parts of Karnataka remained grim with nearly 26,000 people being evacuated and atleast five people killed in rain-related incidents in the last four days.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa consoles the daughter of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj after paying his last respects at her residence, in New Delhi. Swaraj, 67, passed away Tuesday night, Aug 6, 2019, after a massive cardiac arrest.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, accompanied by Union ministers Pralhad Joshi, DV Sadananda Gowda and other State BJP leaders, meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in New Delhi.

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