Yeddyurappa's son trying to lure MLA, alleges Congress
As the house proceeding is underway, Congress leader VS Ugrappa alleged that BJP leaders are trying to lure Congress MLA from Yellapur ahead of the floor test on Saturday.
In an audio clip released by a private television, Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's right-hand BJ Putteswamy and BSY's son BY Vijayendra called Yallapur MLA Shivaram Hebbar's wife to support the CM during the floor test. They offered Rs 15 Crore and a ministerial berth to Shivaram Hebbar for supporting the CM during the floor test.
Congress leader VS Ugrappa told media persons Vijayendra is indulging in horse-trading.
Meanwhile, Union Minister DV Sadanand Gowda rubbished Congress' allegation He tweeted, "Mimicry Audio's prepared just to build fake records "Terror " Comedian at the helm of affairs . all anticipating defeat on the floor. Dirty tricks department has a new boss."
Mimicry Audio’s prepared just to build fake records “Terror “ Comedian at the helm of affairs . all anticipating defeat on floor . Dirty tricks department has new boss— Sadananda Gowda (@DVSBJP) May 19, 2018
A day before Congress leaders had released an audio clip where BJP leader Janardhana Reddy is trying to lure Congress MLA from Raichur Rural by offering money and posts. VS Ugrappa said, "Janaradhana Reddy clearly says he has the backing of BJP President Amit Shah for doing horse trading."
However, Prakash Javadekar called the audio CD as fake. He said, "This audio CD is one of the handiwork of Congress' dirty tricks department. This is a fake CD."