The 78-year outdated Lingayat strongman has accepted the celebration suggestion to take state president Nalinkumar Kateel alongside for the yatra, however BJP leaders are nonetheless nervousness, in keeping with celebration insiders. Yediyurappa stepped down as chief minister on July 26 and is believed to be sulking because the has not assigned him any organisational duties. He had deliberate to undertake the tour quickly after Independence Day however deferred to the celebration requests to do it after Vinakaya Chaturthi festivities. The plans have as soon as once more been postponed until the tip of the legislature session.
Yediyurappa’s monitor report is just too current to neglect simply. In 2013, the Congress was a beneficiary after he broke away from BJP to kind his personal political outfit. His celebration received just a few seats however destroyed BJP’s prospects in lots of meeting seats.
Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai has been within the saddle for almost six weeks and there are not any seen points for Yediyurappa to undertake a yatra now. With BJP in energy on the Centre and Karnataka, Yediyurappa’s claims that he’ll assault the Congress through the yatra was not convincing to his colleagues. His celebration bosses will not be able to both consider his declare that the tour was to strengthen the BJP on the grassroots to assist it win the 2023 polls.
BJP leaders are conscious of Yediyurappa’s clout amongst Lingayats and group mutts. He had projected his son BY Vijayendra as his political inheritor. Occasion leaders are nervous that Yediyurappa would attempt to use the yatra to construct political stakes for Vijayendra and undermine Bommai. As it’s, a number of aspiring leaders are but to digest Amit Shah’s current assertion that the BJP would face the subsequent meeting polls underneath Bommai’s management.