Decision on Yeddyurappa within a month: BJP

Last Updated: Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 21:50

Bangalore: A day after the BJP chief said
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa denotifying land in
favour of his son was "immoral" and "not proper", the party
Sunday indicated his continuation in the post or otherwise
would be decided within a month.

Asked about the alleged corruption in Karnataka, BJP
national spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said Gadkari had
already "very clearly stated" and the party itself had
launched an in-house enquiry (into the alleged land scams).

He also pointed to the ongoing judicial and Lokayukta
probe into the alleged scams.

"And I hope you will not be impatient like the Governor
(HR Bhardwaj) and you will wait for the results to come which
are sooner than later," he said.

Gadkari said in China yesterday that Yeddyurappa had not
committed any "illegal act" in allotment of plots even though
denotifying land in favour of his son was "immoral" and "not

Javadekar urged the media to "wait for the results of the
enquiry to come". "Then we can discuss that issue (whether the
Chief Minister should quit)," he said.

Asked how long the media would have to wait (for the
results), he said, "I think not more than one month."

Javadekar`s comments come at a time when there is
speculation in some quarters that the Chief Minister might
recommend dissolution of the Assembly after presenting the
budget in the third week of February.

The senior BJP leader declined to name the person who was
conducting the in-house enquiry, saying, "We will come out
with final report. And in the report you will get everything."

He also refused to give a time-frame for the in-house


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First Published: Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 21:50

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