Karnataka Chief Minister Yeddyurappa resigns; Kumaraswamy to be next CM. The Just two days after taking oath. As the Chief Minister, Karnataka BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa left ahead of the crucial vote of confidence on the floor of the house. With Yeddyurappa’s departure, all eyes are on HD Kumaraswamy, the CM choice for the Congress-JD(S) combine.
Karnataka Chief Minister Yeddyurappa resigns:
Asper, the official announcement Kumaraswamy, said, “We are waiting for an invitation from Governor’s House.” The post-poll tie has already staked claim to form the next government in Karnataka. Newly elected MLAs had been due to vote in the assembly on the orders of the Supreme Court. Which intervened after the opposition had protested against a decision of the Karnataka governor to invite the BJP to form a government in Karnataka.
His resignation would pave the way for an alliance of the JDS-Congress. “Democracy has finally won the battle against the unholy politics of intimidation, corruption, and lies,” the Congress tweeted. “Congratulations Karnataka!”
Outnumbered by the Congress-JD(S) combine, the BJP needed the support of 111 MLAs to sail through the vote of trust on the floor of the house. In a surprise farewell speech, an emotional Yeddyurappa said he would campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and ensure that BJP wins all seats in the state.
Bengaluru: BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa submits resignation as Chief Minister of Karnataka to Governor Vajubhai Vala. pic.twitter.com/88dbTelz3l
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“I have failed to muster the estimates. After the session is over, I am ready to travel across the state, meet the people, and try to get 114 seats in the next primaries. But will acquire 28 out of 28 Lok Sabha seats,” Yeddyurappa said on the floor of the house.