BJP to focus on panchayat and taluk polls: Yeddyurappa

Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said as the political uncertainty on his government has cleared now, BJP would focus all its energy on panchayat and taluk elections, which are likely to be held later this year.

Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said as the political uncertainty on his government has cleared now, BJP would focus all its energy on
panchayat and taluk elections, which are likely to be held later this year.

Speaking to reporters here he said, "Post-May 2008, the party had tasted victory in almost all the by-elections held to the Assembly and bagged majority of the seats in 2009 Lok
Sabh polls."

Yeddyurappa said that the party was confident of repeating its success in taluk and panchayat polls.

In the backdrop of the Maharashtra Ekikarana Samithi (MES) planning to observe tomorrow as a black day in Belgaum, he warned that action would be taken against anyone trying to disrupt the law an order situation during `Rajyotsava`
celebrations.

Later speaking to media at Chickballapur, he said the decision to include some legislators into the cabinet was likely to be taken shortly.

PTI

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