Fresh polls needed in Karnataka: Moily

Last Updated: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 14:25

New Delhi: Contending that governance in Karnataka was "dead and gone", senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Monday favoured fresh assembly polls in the
state following the resignation of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in the wake of Lokayukta report on illegal mining.

"The right course of action is, if there is any grace
left with BJP, they will have to step down and ask for a fresh
elections," Union Minister Moily, who is a former chief
minister of Karnataka, told reporters outside Parliament
House.

"Governance is already a casualty under BS
Yeddyurappa and BJP. Whether Yeddyurappa continues or somebody
else continues, governance is already dead and gone," he said.

Yeddyurappa had resigned yesterday as Chief Minister
after the report by state Kokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde
named him in the illegal mining scam.

PTI



First Published: Monday, August 1, 2011 - 14:25

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