BENGALURU: Alleging CM BS Yediyurappa’s “authoritarian interference” in his ministry, Karnataka rural growth and panchayat raj minister Okay S Eshwarappa on Wednesday sought the intervention of the governor and get together management for revocation of orders and restoration of “peace” in the administration.
In a written grievance to governor Vajubhai Vala and BJP nationwide basic secretary in-charge of Karnataka Arun Singh, Eshwarappa accused Yediyurappa of direct interference in his ministry in violation of the Karnataka (Transaction of Business) Rules on division of energy in the cupboard. A copy has been forwarded to PM Narendra Modi, dwelling minister Amit Shah and BJP chief J P Nadda.
The grievance brings to the fore resentment in opposition to Yediyurappa in the cupboard and rising discord in opposition to his fashion of functioning. Eshwarappa and Yediyurappa, each from Shivamogga in Karnataka, have had a love-hate relationship. Eshwarappa has been notably important after Yediyurappa grew to become chief minister for the primary time in 2008.
Eshwarappa, nevertheless, stated: “It is an internal matter. I am not unhappy with the CM and there is no question of resentment (against him). There is no need to attach political significance to a meeting I had with the governor to discuss issues related to my department.”
In the letter, Eshwarappa accused Yediyurappa of a “unilateral style of administration” and alleged he violated a number of guidelines and procedures on a couple of event in sanctioning division funds. He claimed the CM bypassed him whereas making allocations value Rs 780 crore put aside in the 2020-21 state price range for growing 20,000km of rural roads.