New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah are likely to stay away from the swearing in ceremony of B S Yeddyurappa. Due to controversy marring the anointment of the BJP government in the state, the top leadership is trying to avoid any further controversy.
The BJP sources informed that the party wanted the swearing in ceremony of Yeddyurappa to be a low key affair so the PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah are expected to stay away from it. This is an attempt that no further controversy is created by the opposition who are in the look for any chance from the BJP in the prevailing situation of the state. So the sources said that it was advisable and party felt so that PM should not attend it.
However a team of the BJP central leadership will be there to attend it. Union HRD minister and in-charge of Karnataka Prakash Javdekar, Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and and Union health minister J P Nadda will be there as central representative at the swearing-in in Bengaluru. Sources informed that after the swearing-in ceremony Yeddyurappa will have a meeting with party MLAs and come to Delhi to meet the BJP leadership.