BJP’s position in Karnataka miserable: Krishna
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Saturday sought to mock at the affairs of ruling BJP and its government in Karnataka.
Bangalore: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Saturday sought to mock at the affairs of ruling BJP and its government in Karnataka, likening it to an "all-out"
BJP is in a "miserable position", Krishna, a former Karnataka chief minister and ex-president of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, told a Congress party convention here.
He said there was a time when BJP leaders LK Advani, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley were happy (with
the installation of the party`s first government in the south)
and added "what`s the situation now?".
Referring to BJP`s Chintan-Manthan Baitak here yesterday,
Krishna ridiculed "chintan did not happen, manthan did not
happen, baitak did not happen", adding "Gadkari quickly
vacated Bangalore. Such an atmosphere was there".
BJP had originally scheduled the brain-storming session for
its legislators and leaders for two days from yesterday but
wound up the deliberations within two hours amid speculation
of an intensified infighting spilling over in public.
"This Yeddyurappa created a new history in Karnataka. No
chief minister had gone to jail. He (Yeddyurappa) had to face
such a situation", Krishna said. Congress was neither happy
nor satisfied by Yeddyurappa`s plight (of going to jail) but
felt very sad about the bad situation that the state had to
"BJP rule is a saga of cases, allegations and scams", he