Governor has no interest in implementing welfare schemes:Yeddyurappa

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Gulbarga, Dec 30 (UNI) Former Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa today alleged that Governor Rameshwar Thakur was not showing interest in implementing welfare schemes launched by the JD(S)-BJP coalition government.

Addressing a press conference here, Mr Yeddyurappa alleged that the Governor was yielding to pressure from Congress and not implementing the welfare schemes. ''The Governor intentionally neglecting implementation of welfare schemes on the directions of the Congress leaders'', the BJP leader charged.

Mr Yeddyurappa demanded a '' white paper'' on the progress made during the last three months of governor rule and appealed to the governor to instruct the officials to implement all the schemes launched by the previous government.

Demanding the Union Government to release Rs 1000 Crore to meet the drought situation in the state< Mr Yeddyurappa alleged that despite the study team submitting its report, the centre had not taken steps to release sufficient funds. He also demanded the centre to disburse compensation to the farmers in the drought affected areas.

Alleging that the Congress leaders trying to attract Muslim voters by making statements which hurts the feelings of Hindus, Mr Yeddyurappa warned people belonging to minority community to be careful about the Congress party's vote bank politics.

BJP state President Sadanand Gouda, who was also present, made it clear that the BJP would highlight the development achieved during the 20 month coalition government ruling claiming that the credit should go to BJP.

UNI

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