CM ready to meet some of Reddy brothers' demands

CM ready to meet some of Reddy brothers' demands

"Yesterday I took the decision in accordance with the interests of the Reddy brothers that Balighar (Principal Secretary to the CM) be shifted.  That I have accepted and regarding the other demands also I have told our leaders that I am ready to accept other things also," he told reporters.

He was replying to a question whether he would sack Rural Development Minister Shoba Karandlaje, whose removal has been demanded by the Reddy brothers.

Yeddyurappa said he was a disciplined soldier of the party and he has met all the national leaders who have "expressed confidence in me and told me to continue to focus on my regular work."

He said he would work according to the guidelines of the national leadership.  He said he would go to Bangalore and continue the relief work.

Asked about the sudden departure of Tourism Minister G Janardhana Reddy for Hyderabad from here, the Chief Minister said he had no knowledge about it and he would not discuss it.

Meanwhile, 22 Yeddyurappa supporters has gathered in Bangalore for discussing political developments.

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