BJP Parliamentary Board to review Karnataka situation on Oct 4

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New Delhi, Oct 2 (UNI) The BJP has convened its Parliamentary Board meeting here on October 4 to review the political situation in Karnataka where its coalition partner Janta Dal(Secular) is unwilling to transfer Chief Ministership to it.

BJP president Rajnath Singh told newspersons the party was apprised of the latest political development and the party's highest decision-making body, the Parliamentary Board, would take a view if no transfer of power takes place by October 3, as was decided according to an agreement reached between the two parties.

The BJP's decision to convene Parliamentary Board comes in the wake of the JD(S) announcement that its Political Affairs Committee (PAC) will take a view on the coalition's future on October 5.

Party vice-president Yashwant Sinha has been camping in Bangalore for the last three days where he held a meeting with JD(S) supremo and former prime minister H D Deve Gowda.

The BJP said its Karnataka unit is firm and united on the issue of power transfer and having Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa as its Chief Ministerial candidate for the rest of the 20-month term of the Karnataka Assembly.

UNI

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