Karnataka unit BJP on Thursday hailed the party`s victory in Gujarat assembly elections for a third successive term, describing the mandate as a "vote for development".
An FIR was filed against Deputy Chief Minister K S Eswarappa by Lokayukta police as directed by Lokayukta court on a private complaint which charged him with amassing wealth by misusing his position.
Continuing the attacks on his own partymen, former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday urged Deputy Chief Minister KS Eswarappa to quit the ministry and concentrate on strengthening the BJP in the state.
Ruling BJP leaders in Karnataka kept their fingers crossed as they awaited the decision of the party high command on the state leadership issue.
Seeking to downplay differences between him and Yeddyurappa, Eswarappa said the accusations made by the former against him, were like "blessings".
In an effort to mollify its belligerent former CM BS Yeddyruappa, Karnataka unit BJP declared that party would be with him in this hour of crisis.
Rebel MLA HT Suresh Babu Thursday dared the BJP`s Karnataka unit President KS Eswarappa to issue him showcause notice.
Party state President KS Eswarappa today held discussions on various issues with Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda.
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