After Failure of ‘Operation Kamala’, BJP Leaders Use Seer’s Ill Health as Excuse to Return Home


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The worsening health of 112-year-old seer Shivakumara Swamy of the Siddaganga mutt near Bengaluru seems to have provided the Bharatiya Janata Gathering (BJP) with a plausible excuse to prematurely end its ‘Operation Kamala’ and allow its 104 MLAs to return home.

The soothsayer was as of late worked upon for an intricacy however his wellbeing began falling apart before long, giving a reason to BS Yeddyurappa to head home on Wednesday night.

As per insiders, the pioneers continued guaranteeing the hostage MLAs till Wednesday morning that everything was continuing as indicated by plan and the HD Kumaraswamy government would fall constantly. Some MLAs needed to escape from Delhi’s cold and head home however the pioneers averted them by saying a “sweet” news was en route. In any case, by evening it was obvious to most BJP MLAs and pioneers that ‘Activity Kamala’ was not appearing expected outcomes and they began searching for an exit plan.

Yeddyurappa, who left for Bengaluru by a night flight, told the MLAs that he would see the feeble diviner and would return in multi day. In any case, he completed a U-turn on Thursday morning by announcing that there was no endeavor to remove the HDK government and the BJP MLAs were taking a break at a hotel in Gurugram.

In the wake of coming to Tumkur, Yeddyurappa educated the media that he would remain at the Mutt and keep a watch on the diviner’s wellbeing for the following two days.

Addressing News18, a state BJP office carrier on the state of secrecy rebuked the pioneers for mortification on account of the JD(S)- Congress alliance. “They had told all MLAs that this time they won’t fizzle and our administration will be built up in seven days. They even gave us the names of the MLAs from JD(S) and Congress who might switch sides. Thus, our MLAs consented to remain at a hotel in Gurugram to keep up solidarity and thwart any endeavor by the JD(S) and Congress to bait our very own portion far from the BJP. It has bombed once more,” he mourned.

State BJP pioneers are additionally furious with Dakshina Kannada MP Nalinkumar Kateel and Maharashtra serve Ram Shindhe who made explanations that there would be a BJP government in Karnataka constantly.

On the off chance that a JD(S) source is to be trusted, Kumaraswamy had effectively planted his “spies” at the retreat to educate him about the improvements in the BJP camp. They kept him educated about the most recent improvements, helping the central priest make a successful counter system.

As indicated by Congress and JD(S) pioneers, they built up contacts with their MLAs who were kept at a Mumbai lodging purportedly by the BJP and influenced them to return home. But four MLAs, the staying hurried back to Bengaluru, swearing backing to the legislature.

The four Congress rebels driven by previous pastor Ramesh Jharkiholi are relied upon to come back from Mumbai by Thursday night. It isn’t clear whether they are coming back to the gathering fold or stopping. Be that as it may, their abdications will have no effect on the dependability of the HDK government.

Congress Legislative Party (CLP) pioneer and previous CM Siddaramaiah has assembled a crisis conference of his 80 MLAs on Friday. He has likewise issued a Whip, cautioning of exclusion under the counter absconding Act on the off chance that they neglect to turn up at the gathering. JD(S) supremo and previous Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda has additionally doled out the assignment of keeping all his 37 MLAs in geniality to four pastors. The Congress additionally attacked the BJP pioneers, saying since they returned from their get-away, they could focus on work.

The fizzled “overthrow” has produced a great deal of negative picture for the gathering, concede some neighborhood BJP pioneers. In the expressions of Kumaraswamy, “Sankranthi” transformed into a “Som-Bhranthi” (figment) for the BJP. On the off chance that the BJP makes one more endeavor to shape the administration, there is a plausibility that relatively few MLAs may back the endeavors after a few disappointments over the most recent seven months.


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