from special correspondent
New Delhi: Delegations from Karnataka BJP leaders have been flying to the national capital one after the other during the last week and thereafter, to meet the national-level leaders.
First it was B S Yeddyurappa himself with his supporters. He failed to make any headway in getting a clear assurance of reinstatement.
That was followed by another batch led by party's state president K S Eshwarappa himself, which also included CM Sadananda Gowda, which mildly complained against the former CM 'resort'ing to divisive politics.
Then came Balachandra Jarakiholi and his supporters, who met a few leaders here and warned that if BSY were to be reinstated, about 20 MLAs including him would resign en masse.
The BJP veterans' forum from Karnataka, made of long-time leaders from its Jan Sangh days, were the most recent ones to lead a delegation to the national leaders.
On Tuesday evening, a team led by former state president B B Shivappa, met former national president Murli Manohar Joshi and impressed upon him on the need of retaining D V Sadananda Gowda as chief minister of the state.
He was accompanied by former Puttur MLA Urimajalu K Rama Bhat, former MLC Anna Vinayachandra Sulli, forum spokesperson Mallesh, Dorairaju, T Govindappa and others. They have conveyed a message that changing of chief ministers every now and then would not augur well for the party and it would be an impediment on smooth administration.
It was not known if they were likely to met other leaders also before returning to the state.
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