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Despite Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa denying the rumours of his resignation, speculations over his alternative continue inside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Yediyurappa calling for a legislative get together meeting on July 26 has additional intensified a bit of get together leaders claiming {that a} change of guard is imminent, whereas others claiming solely a cupboard reshuffle would happen through the legislative get together meeting, HT has learnt.

Two senior BJP leaders from Karnataka, on the situation of anonymity, mentioned that other than information studies suggesting {that a} resolution has been made to exchange Yediyurappa throughout his meeting with Prime Minister Modi on Friday, no data is out there to legislators. “As far as we are concerned, the legislative party meeting is about a possible cabinet shuffle and not a change of guard,” mentioned a legislator from Bengaluru.

Yediyurappa, following his two-day go to to New Delhi, had mentioned, “No, not at all… There is no truth in the rumours.” He went on to say that he had no cause to cover if he had resigned and “not a single word” was mentioned on the problem by him or Central get together leaders.

After the meeting with get together BJP chief JP Nadda, Yediyurappa mentioned he had been requested to present his all to strengthen the get together forward of the elections in 2023. He added that he could be returning to Delhi to debate varied developmental points early subsequent month.

The Karnataka chief minister arrived within the capital late final night and has since met Prime Minister Modi and Nadda. Talking to reporters on his arrival, he mentioned, “The central leaders have asked me to continue as chief minister and strengthen the party. It is our duty to follow their instructions from time to time. There is no question of leadership change.”

However, a legislator, related to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) faction of the BJP, mentioned that there are clear indications that Yediyurappa might be handing over the cost.

“You can’t expect the party or Yediyurappaji to reveal the details of the meetings with the Prime Minister to the media. But the fact is that there is a consensus between the party leadership and Yediyurappa to do what is required for the long-term success of the party. You will know the details soon,” he added.

Meanwhile, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President DK Shivakumar mentioned a number of MLAs and the employees belonging to the Lingayat neighborhood are prepared to hitch the Congress. Speaking to reporters at Kalaburagi Airport on Saturday, Shivakumar mentioned that former ministers MB Patil and Eshwar Khandre and others are holding discussions on this regard.

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