Siddaramaiah challenges BSY himself to contest from Varuna and win
Mysuru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday, challenged BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa himself contest from Varuna Assembly segment if the latter was so sure of victory.
Siddaramaiah’s son Dr Yathindra, is likely to be the Congress candidate from Varuna.
When quizzed by reporters about speculation that the BJP was planning to field Yeddyurappa’s son B Y Vijayendra from Varuna constituency, the CM said, that the people would vote for those who worked for the constituency and nobody else.
“What contribution has Yeddyurappa has made to Varuna? It is me who worked for the people of the region. People will vote for those who worked for the constituency,” Siddaramaiah asserted.
Siddaramaiah also questioned Yeddyurappa’s ‘connection’ to the Varuna constituency. “People think before they vote,” he remarked.
“If my son contests, voters will not support Yathindra just because he is my (CM’S) son. They will consider the work done for the segment by me as CM,” Siddaramaiah claimed.