Bengaluru: Karnataka: Today's visit of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa to Delhi has once again intensified the speculation of a change of leadership in the state. There has been a discussion about this issue for some time now. Yediyurappa and his son Vijender, 78, boarded a special flight and reached Delhi. In Delhi, he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Disgruntled BJP leaders in the state are trying to remove him, in this context, this meeting is considered very important.
After meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Yeddyurappa said, "No rumor is known about change of leadership in Karnataka."
BJP state in-charge Arun Singh recently visited Karnakata and met the legislators of the ruling party. He had said that the CM has the support of the party leadership and Yeddyurappa and his government are doing a good job. However, despite Arun Singh's statement, the speculation about changes has resurfaced over complaints about Yeddyurappa's functioning and his son's alleged interference in the work.
However, rejecting these discussions, Revenue Minister R Ashok said, 'It is a normal process. There's nothing. There will be no change of leadership in Karnataka, Yeddyurappa continues. He is going to Delhi to meet PM, Union Home Minister, Party President, and other Union Ministers especially Irrigation Minister. Cauvery water issue is important, so he is going to Delhi. Significantly, there has been a dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Cauvery issue for years. Minister Ashok also said that there is no plan to reshuffle the cabinet in Karnataka in the near future and the CM himself has confirmed this.