JDS to petition Governor again against Yeddyurappa Govt

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Bangalore, Jan 14 (PTI) Continuing its attack against theBJP Government in Karnataka, the JDS today said it would againpetition Governor H R Bhardwaj seeking dismissal of ChiefMinister B S Yeddyurappa-led Ministry for its"unconstitutional acts".

"We will soon submit a memorandum to the Governor seekingdismissal of the Yeddyurappa Government", state unit JDSPresident H D Kumaraswamy, who has been spearheading theonslaught against the government over alleged corruption inland denotifications and mining, told a press conference here.

The former chief minister said his party was ready to joinhands with the Congress in the fight against BJP Government.

He accused the Judicial Commission headed by retired HighCourt judge B Padmaraj, probing the land scams, of adopting"delay tactics" by seeking CBI''s help in the investigations.

"If Padmaraj is unable to carry on the probe, he shouldresign forthwith", Kumaraswamy demanded.

He said instead of allowing the judicial commission toseek the CBI help, the state government should have opted forthe Central investigating agency probe, which the oppositionhad been demanding.

Kumaraswamy flayed the recommendation of a legisalturecommittee for suspension of 15 opposition MLAs for the unrulyscenes witnessed in the assembly during the October 11 trustvote.

"Why the Committee and Speaker K G Bopaiah did not takecognisance of the action of Yeddyurappa in provoking rulingpartymen and also their unruly behaviour on that day", hequestioned and demanded suspension of Yeddyurappa and otherruling party members for their conduct on that day.

Yeddyurappa was avoiding a debate on the floor of theAssembly on the corruption charges faced by him, but continuedmaintain outside that he was ready for discussion, he said.

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