Bangalore: Opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded
the dismissal of Karnataka Minister for Forest C P Yogeshwar
from the Ministry for his alleged involvement in Mega City
real estate project scam.
A delegation of Congress headed by KPCC President G
Parameshwara presented a memorandum to Governor H R Bhardwaj,
seeking a direction to the Chief Minister D V Sadanadna Gowda
to remove Yogeshwar from the Ministry.
Parameshwara told reporters outside the Raj Bhavan that Rs
71 crore had been collected from public for offering sites
under the project but several people had been cheated.
He claimed that the Ministry of Corporate Affairs which
probed the issue had found the involvement of Yogeshwar and
said the Minister has no moral right to continue in office.
Leader of the Opposition in the assembly Siddaramaiah,
former minister D K Shivakumar were also part of the