They made the demand at the same time as Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is but to allocate portfolios to seven ministers who had been inducted on 13 January
Bengaluru: The resentment over the growth of the BS Yediyurappa Ministry in Karnataka refused to die down with a few ruling BJP MLAs on Tuesday demanding that the cupboard be reconstituted to make method for brand new faces.
Six-time MLA from Chitradurga GH Thippareddy and Shivanagouda Naik, representing Devadurga constituency, pitched for a brand new look to the cupboard.
They made the demand at the same time as Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is but to allocate portfolios to seven ministers who had been inducted on 13 January. The much-awaited growth had led to resentment with a number of BJP MLAs expressing reservations over MLCs not elected by folks being made ministers, lack of illustration to many areas, and seniority not being thought-about.
Yediyurappa had earlier requested sulking BJP leaders to take up the matter with the nationwide management and urged them to chorus from making any remarks affecting the occasion.
“Three times when our party came to power, the same people have become ministers. Looking at the performance of some people (ministers) and the way they have handled the portfolios, let cabinet be reconstituted and new people are given a chance,” Thippareddy informed reporters in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Giving an opportunity to new folks, who by way of their work will deliver a superb identify to the occasion and the federal government, the BJP management’s goal of successful 150 seats within the subsequent Assembly elections may very well be achieved, he mentioned.
Naik claimed a number of MLAs from throughout the state had been of the view that every one present ministers needs to be dropped and so they be used for occasion work in order that it comes again to energy in 2023 elections.
Representation needs to be given to all of the districts and contemplating the MLAs’ loyalty to the occasion and seniority, he added.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister’s political secretary MP Renukacharya, MLA, who’s upset about lacking a ministerial berth, is in Delhi for the second time to satisfy the occasion central management.
He had final week met BJP General Secretary in-charge of the state, Arun Singh, within the nationwide capital. Speaking to reporters, Renukacharya mentioned he had come to Delhi on a name from a central chief, however didn’t reveal whom he met and what was mentioned.
“I don’t want to reveal anything, it’s my duty to maintain secrecy. I have held discussions, but have not come here to complain about someone….” he added. Ending an extended wait, Yediyurappa had expanded his 17-month outdated cupboard on 13 January, inducting seven ministers, and dropped excise minister H Nagesh from the ministry.
Amid talks of reallocation of departments, how Yeddyurappa manages the train can be keenly watched as a number of ministers, together with the brand new inductees, are in search of plum portfolios. While just a few ministers have two portfolios, as many as 11 departments, together with Bengaluru Development and Energy, are with the chief minister along with finance.
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