BS Yediyurappa On Hijab: Former Chief Minister of Karnataka and senior BJP leader BS Yediyurappa has given an important statement in the midst of election turmoil. He said that the controversies related to Hijab and Halal are unnecessary. Before the announcement of elections, there was a lot of debate in the state on both these issues. Yeddyurappa said that Hindus and Muslims should live in harmony.
‘I’m not going to support such things’
Yeddyurappa has said this at a time when voting is going to be held in Karnataka on 10th May. In fact, BJP MLA Yashpal Suvarna raised his voice against students demanding to wear hijab in college campuses in Karnataka and the matter reached the Supreme Court.
‘They should go to events like this’
‘The party will not be affected by this’
Member of BJP Parliamentary Board, 80 years Yeddyurappa is out of electoral politics. He gave less importance to the ongoing rebellion in the state unit. They said, "The rebellion is not going to have any effect on the BJP. In some constituencies, their (rebels) exit may make a difference, but the party will not be affected by it."
‘BJP gets absolute majority’
The veteran BJP leader and four-time CM of the state made it clear that he definitely wanted his son BY Vijayendra to be the BJP candidate and his successor in Shikaripura. He said that the popularity of Prime Minister Modi, his welfare schemes and Social welfare initiatives taken during his own tenure as well as measures taken by the Bommai government will ensure that the BJP gets an absolute majority".
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