Yashwant tears into Modi-Shah duo for 'Natak' in Karnataka

New Delhi/Bengaluru, May 16: Former senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on BJP for "subverting democracy" in Karnataka.  In a further criticism of his earstwhile party, Sinha said that BJP will do the same in next Lok Sabha polls if it fails to get majority. Sinha was reacting to Karnataka Governor's move to invite Yeddyurappa to form the government.

Earlier, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala nvited BJP legislative party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form the new government and to take oath as Chief Minister on Thursday, a party spokesman said.

"We received a communique from the Raj Bhavan, inviting Yeddyurappa to form the government and take oath at 9.30 a.m.," BJP state unit spokesman Vamanacharya told IANS here.

Only Yeddyurappa will take oath at a simple ceremony in the 'Glass House' on the lawns of the Raj Bhavan in the city centre amid tight security. Yeddyurappa has been given 15 days to prove majority on the floor of the House, reports said.

The Governor has invited party's leaders and newly-elected legislators to the oath-taking ceremony," added Vamanacharya.
News24Bureau/IANS