JDS-Cong legislators were kept in confinement with no freedom: Yeddyurappa

JDS-Cong legislators were kept in confinement with no freedom: Yeddyurappa


Bengaluru,: Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa today alleged that the newly elected members of the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) were being kept in confinement with no freedom and in harsh conditions. In his maiden address to party workers and newly elected Legislators, Mr Yeddyurappa, who was sworn in as 24th Chief Minister on Thursday, said that the members were also not allowed to speak to the family members and their mobile phones have been snatched he said citing intelligence reports he had received. He said that such efforts would not trample the BJP from securing majority during the vote of confidence which he would prove on the floor of the Assembly earlier than the 15 day deadline given by Governor. He appealed to the Legislators to return to their constituency and thank the voters for their mandate.

He said they might be summoned in short notice whenever the date for Assembly Session was decided and asked them to be prepared. He also feared that the opposition members might attempt to stall the proceedings of the Assembly as was being done in Parliament and advised the party MLAs to be firm in their stance to ensure successful functioning of the government. He said as promised in the manifesto his immediate priority would be crop loans waiver to farmers and weavers and a decision would be taken in a couple of days. Similarly other poll assurances would also be implemented, he asserted. He said the party should not face debacles in either Legislative Council elections or by-election and ensure that the State wins all the 28 lok sabha seats in next year's general elections and firm up the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


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