New Delhi, May 13: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy is likely to be isolated within his own party if he continues to pursue the infamous DA case against Jayalalithaa.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP has been trying to turn its old foes into friends. But if Swamy moves the Supreme Court challenging the Karnataka High Court's judgment on the disproportionate assets (DA) case involving Jayalalithaa, then he himself may land in trouble.
According to experts, Modi government, which falls short in numbers in the Rajya Sabha, may need support from Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK.
Narendra Modi congratulated Jayalalithaa after her acquittal in the case. Experts believe that BJP has been trying to start a beautiful friendship with AIADMK which may help BJP to over come many hurdles in the Parliament.
Swamy, who is known for his shocking statements on several issues, was quoted as saying, "It's not an unusual thing. When you are in a democratic system, then such twists and turns are expected."
"We can't do much about it because delays are done by the accused. She has now earned the right to be sworn as the chief minister again," said Swamy while commenting on Karnataka High Court's judgment which acquitted Jayalalithaa in the DA case.
The BJP leader, however, hinted that he would move the apex court. Swamy said, "If this is lost, then there is an appeal. She lost in the sessions court and went for an appeal. Now let us see what happens in the further appeal."
Swamy always makes headlines with his provocative statements. But his reaction after the Karnataka High Court shocked many. It is believed that BJP would not allow Swamy to hound Jayalalithaa further.
However, it would not be an easy task for Swamy to leave the case here. He has been fighting against the AIADMK chief for more than two decades.
But he might face criticism from his own party members if he moves further against Jayalalithaa. Firstpost highlighted that "the choices for Swamy are limited. Since he was a one-man party before he joined the BJP, he didn't bring much to the table in terms of votebank or cadre."
The report also claimed, "If Swamy continue to fight his private wars, he would soon find out that his best friends are now his worst enemies."