DK Shivakumar Amid Karnataka Tug Of War


DK Shivakumar earlier stated, “My energy is the 135 MLAs”.


The Karnataka cliffhanger simply received a recent twist with state celebration chief DK Shivakumar, one of many two contenders for the Chief Minister’s submit, cancelling his journey to Delhi and sending his “greatest needs” to his rival. The 61-year-old, who was anticipated to succeed in this night after summons from the celebration’s Central management, in a sudden turnaround, stated he wouldn’t.

“Sonia Gandhi instructed me, ‘I’ve confidence in you that you’ll ship Karnataka’. I’m sitting right here, doing my common accountability.  You need to have the essential courtesy, a little bit of gratitude. They need to have the courtesy to acknowledge who’s behind the win,” he instructed NDTV in an unique interview.

Informed that his transfer is likely to be seen as insurrection, Mr Shivakumar instructed NDTV, “I will not blackmail, that is not me. Do not understand something. I’ve my very own presence of thoughts. I’m not a toddler. I will not fall in a entice”.

Whereas he didn’t clarify his cause for canceling his Delhi go to, he did point out that he has a “abdomen an infection”.

Mr Siddaramaiah, who’s already within the nationwide capital, is predicted to fulfill celebration chief Mallikarjun Kharge and different leaders this night. Each leaders had been referred to as to Delhi by the Central leaders after the Central observers, deployed by the Congress to sense the temper among the many celebration MLAs, submitted their report.

Earlier immediately, Mr Shivakumar had claimed he has the “numbers” — which means MLAs who’ve to decide on their chief on the Legislature Get together assembly.

“Yesterday 135 MLAs have given their opinion and handed a one-line decision, few have expressed their private opinion. My energy is the 135 MLAs. Underneath my management, the Congress has received 135 seats,” Mr Shivakumar stated.

He additionally took credit score for rebuilding the celebration after the coalition authorities with HD Kumaraswamy collapsed as almost 20 MLAs left and joined the BJP.  

“A single man with braveness makes a majority and I’ve proved it. I do not need to disclose what all has occurred within the final 5 years,” he instructed reporters. “When our MLAs went out of the celebration, I didn’t lose coronary heart and took the accountability with braveness. Mallikarjun Kharge is the senior chief and Sonia and Rahul Gandhi trust in us. We’ll depart the matter to them,” he added.

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