Nitish hails BJP`s decision asking Yeddy to quit

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday welcomed the BJP Parliamentary Board`s decision asking Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to resign immediately.

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Thursday welcomed the BJP Parliamentary Board`s decision asking
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to resign
immediately.
"I welcome the BJP leadership for the decision asking
Yeddyurappa to quit immediately," Kumar told reporters here.

Ending the uncertainty over the fate of 68-year-old
Yeddyurappa who headed the BJP`s first government in the
south, the BJP Parliamentary Board today met and unanimously
decided that there should be a change in leadership in
Karnataka and "advised" him to resign immediately.
"It has become necessary for Yeddyurappa to quit in the
wake of the report of Karnataka Lokayukta on illegal mining,"
he said.

Deputy Chief Minister S K Modi also welcomed the
decision.

PTI

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