Mangalore: A Consumer Redressal Forum
here on Thursday issued a notice to former Karnataka Chief Minister
BS Yeddyurappa to appear before it on December five in a
complaint filed by a member of a Coop Society, alleging he has
not been granted medical expenses under a health scheme.
The notice was issued by Dakshina Kannada District
Consumers Forum asking Yeddyurappa and Minister for
Cooperation Laxman Savadi either to appear before it in person
or through their counsel.
Lokesh Poojary, a member of Gurupura Seva Cooperative
Society has in his complaint alleged that he has not been
granted medical expenses incurred by him under Yashaswini
Health scheme when Yeddyurappa was the Chief Minister.
Poojary said he was eligible for refund of medical bills
under the scheme.
Poojari said his wife delivered a baby in KMC Hospital
here and had to spend about Rs 60,000 for treatment of his
When he approached the Cooperative Society for refund, it
rejected the claim on the ground that Yashaswini Scheme was
launched by the state government and not by it.
Yeddyurappa is facing in all six private complaints in
Bangalore and recently secured bail in two of the complaints
in which he was sent to judicial custody.