After BSY Denies Poaching Charges, BJP MLA Says Adding ‘Fuel to Fire’ is Party’s Way of Doing Politics
BJP state president BS Yeddyurappa has denied all allegations against his party of attempting to topple the Congress-JDS government in Karnataka, but all his party MLAs may not want to believe so. CT Ravi, BJP MLA from Chikkamagaluru, on Thursday said that his party will add fuel to speculations that there is dissidence within the Congress-JDS coalition.
“Of course we will add fuel to the fire within the Congress and JDS because we should have had the opportunity to form the government. This is politics. We are not here to do charity,” said Ravi, general secretary of Karnataka BJP.
“We won 104 seats. You may have formed the government due to simple mathematics. But dissidence is in your party. Adding fuel to that fire is our politics. If your MLAs don’t stay with you, do not blame us,” the former minister added.…
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