Veteran BJP chief and four-time Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa immediately introduced that his second son BY Vijayendra will contest the upcoming state meeting elections from their household stronghold Shikaripura in Shimoga district. Signalling his retirement from electoral politics, Mr Yediyurappa sought public help for his son and stated he himself will not contest elections once more.
Mr Yediyurappa has gained from this constituency eight instances since 1983.
“I request you, similar to the way in which you will have supported me, I request you all to help Vijayendra as nicely. We now have to make sure he garners greater than a lakh votes,” he appealed to the folks of the constituency.
The previous Chief Minister stated that he’ll go to the constituency as soon as per week and appealed to the folks to strengthen the celebration within the constituency.
BY Vijayendra is the state vice chairman of the BJP in Karnataka.
Taking a swipe at rival Congress, he stated that two folks within the celebration are preventing for the Chief Minister’s submit, and the BJP will return to energy within the subsequent elections with a thumping majority.
79-year-old BS Yediyurappa is the tallest Lingayat chief within the nation and was additionally a Lok Sabha member from Shimoga in 2014. His son BY Raghavendra gained on a BJP ticket within the meeting bypolls in 2014 from Shikaripura.
Mr Yediyurappa additionally gained a reprieve immediately from the Supreme Courtroom, which has placed on maintain prison proceedings in a corruption case towards him.
The Karnataka Excessive Courtroom had refused to cancel an FIR registered towards Mr Yediyurappa, who’s accused in a land allocation rip-off.
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