Press Esc to close
Saturday 29 August 2015
News updated at 7:51 PM IST
Weather
Max: 27.6°C
Min : 19.4°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

No question of quitting: Eshwarappa

Bangalore, Dec 19, 2012, DHNS :

Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa on Wednesday categorically stated that there was no question of his resigning from the Cabinet following the Lokayukta police filing a FIR in connection with a disproportionate assets case against him.

Speaking to reporters, he said the Lokayukta has ordered a probe based on a private complaint. Hence, Opposition parties’ pressing for his resignation has no meaning. “Will Siddaramaiah resign as Opposition party leader if somebody files a disproportionate case against him,” he asked.

He said he has highest respect for the judiciary and will extend full cooperation in the probe. “Should one resign just because a complaint has been lodged? Opposition leaders should think whether it is fair to demand the resignation for such reasons,” he stated.

Asked why former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa was forced to resign, he said there were proper evidences for all charges against him and hence he resigned, he said.

On delay in taking action against BJP MLAs who took part in the KJP rally in Haveri, Eshwarappa, who is also BJP State President, said the party has decided not to take any hasty decision. Many of the MLAs like Lakshminarayana and Vishwanath have informed the party that they were forced to attend the rally.

As the MLAs are reconsidering their decision to identify with the KJP, the party wants to wait and watch for some more days, he said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal showcases a creation by designer Bugatti during Lakme Fashion...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours gymnast Dipa Karmakar with Arjuna Award 2015...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Malayali women light lamps at Lord Ayyappa Temple on the occasion of Onam festival...

Mahants and sadhus from various Akharas arrive for the first Royal Bath of the Kumbh Mela...

Mahants and sadhus from various Akharas arrive for the first Royal Bath of the Kumbh Mela...

Indian women tie Rakhis onto the wrists of Indian BSF soldiers during the Raksha Bandhan...

Indian women tie Rakhis onto the wrists of Indian BSF soldiers during the Raksha Bandhan...

Women and Children from various segments of society tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister...

Women and Children from various segments of society tying ‘Rakhi’ to Prime Minister...

Muslim women tie rakhis to police officials on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan...

Muslim women tie rakhis to police officials on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

President Pranab Mukherjee honours tennis player Sania Mirza with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna...

School girls tying Rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel during celebrations of Raksha Bandhan...

School girls tying Rakhi on the wrists of BSF personnel during celebrations of Raksha Bandhan...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Ex-servicemen celebrate Raksha Bandhan even as they continue their...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523