Karnataka CM demands apology from Governor

Bangalore, Jan 21: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday, Jan 21, demanded an unconditional apology from the state Governor H R Bhardwaj for his alleged remarks against his ministry. The Chief Minister termed the remarks as an insult to the people of Karnataka state.

The rift between the CM and the governor had been widening since a couple of days. "For his remarks, he (Bhardwaj) should tender an unconditional apology. He has insulted the people of the state," the CM said.

Yeddyurappa has convened a cabinet meeting here on Saturday, Jan 22, to discuss fresh developments. "There is a need to take certain decisions. I have called a cabinet meeting tomorrow", Yeddyurappa told reporters in an angry tone before going to attend the BJP Core Committee meet, which would discuss the Governor's reported comments against the ministry.

It is understood that the Yeddyurappa government was mulling over to adopt a resolution to demand the Centre to immediately recall the Governor.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from PTI)

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