Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said that he will follow the decision given by the BJP leadership. BSY’s government will complete two years of its ruling on July 26th. He indicated that he may not remain as the Chief Minister after July 26th. He is BJP’s first and only Chief Minister in the south.
Yediyurappa said that, “There is an event on July 26 on completion of two years of our government here. After this, I will follow whatever (BJP president) JP Nadda will decide.”
He further added that, “You all know that two months ago I had said I would resign to make way for someone else. Whether I am in power or not, it is my duty to bring back the BJP to power. I urge party workers and seers to cooperate.”
He asserted that,”When the directions come, I’ll quit and work for the party. Let’s see what happens on the 25th. I will be Chief Minister for as long as you say. When you say no – I will work for the state. I am going to check roads and storm drains. I will do my duty till the last minute.”
According to the reports, Yediyurappa in his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he had offered to quit citing his health.