BJP has no moral right to continue: Siddaramaiah

Cong in K`taka said with former CM BS Yeddyurappa in judicial custody, the govt had "no moral right" to continue.

Last Updated: Oct 16, 2011, 17:32 PM IST

Bangalore: Congress in Karnataka on Sunday said
with former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa already in judicial
custody and many ministers in the BJP government facing
"criminal" charges, the government had "no moral right" to
continue.

"It is better that the assembly is dissolved and fresh
polls held", Opposition Leader in the Karnataka Legislative
Assembly Siddramaiah told reporters outside Raj Bhavan.

"With many ministers including Somanna, Yogeshwar, Murugesh
Nirani and even Shobha Karandlaje facing criminal charges
against them and its leader already in jail, the BJP
government has no moral right to continue", he said.

Asked whether he discussed this with Governor HR
Bhardwaj he said "no, not at all. It was just a courtesy
call."

PTI