Yeddyurappa not obeying Amit Shah's directive: Eshwarappa

Yeddyurappa not obeying Amit Shah's directive: Eshwarappa

Holds Rayanna Brigade meeting in Bengaluru

The Sangolli Rayanna Brigade, under the patronage of BJP leader K S Eshwarappa, has once again begun its activities.

On Saturday, the Brigade held a programme in Bengaluru where Eshwarappa said that despite instructions from party president Amit Shah, state president B S Yeddyurappa has failed to convene a meeting to sort out ‘differences’ in the party.

Eshwarappa, interacting with the media, said, “The fight would continue till the party revokes the suspension of those who attended the Brigade programmes. They should also be given suitable positions in the party.”

He said that on the directions of Shah, a committee of four members has been formed to find solutions to the problems in the party. But so far, the panel has not met, he added.

“When I held talks with Shah and Yeddyurappa, I was told to ensure that the Brigade’s activities are apolitical. The instructions were followed. The Brigade’s activities would not be stopped as it is not against anyone. The Brigade will work towards bringing the BJP back to power.”

The BJP leader said the Brigade would hold its programme on the 4th of every month. The next meeting would be in Davangere, he pointed out.

He also released the Brigade’s office-bearers’ list. The president is K Virupaksha, working president is K Mukadappa and former mayor D Venkatesh Murthy is among the four general secretaries.