Prove charge or resign: JD-S leader tells Yeddyurappa

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 19:43

Bangalore: JD-S legislature party leader in
Karnataka Assembly H D Revanna today asked Chief Minister B S
Yeddyurappa to resign if he failed to prove the allegation
that relatives of his predecessor H D Kumaraswamy were
involved in illegal exports of iron ore.

Revanna, son of former prime minister H D Devegowda and
brother of Kumaraswamy, dared the Chief Minister to provide
documents to the Karnataka Lokayukta which is probing the
issue.

The Chief Minister has been levelling baseless charges
against Deve Gowda and his family, Revanna alleged.
"Yeddyurappa must prove his charge or resign from the post,"
he said.

Revanna alleged that the BJP Government had been misusing
the administrative machinery by announcing various schemes
community-wise in the run-up to the byelections to two
Assembly constituencies and demanded that the Election
Commission deploy central observers to prevent violation of
the model code of conduct by the ruling party.

Yeddyurappa had promised construction of community halls
to Naik and Bhovi communities in villages, Revanna alleged.

He also alleged that the ruling party was distributing
money to voters in Kadur.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 - 19:43
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