Under pressure of resignation following claim of Santosh Hedge that he has substantial proof against Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa’s involvement in illegal mining in the state, Yeddyurappa after returning from holiday said that he will not resign adding that Lokayukta is yet to submit the report to the government. He further added that he will be able to reply only when he gets the report. It is to be noted that following Hedge’s claims, opposition parties have been demanding Yeddyruppa’s resignation.
Meanwhile, former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Devegowda has said that if Yeddyruappa’s government is allowed to continue at the office then JDS will be no more. Mr Gowda also added that opposition parties do not want development of Karnataka and want his government to go. Yeddyruppa will be holding formal presses meet at the state secretariat at 4:30 pm where he will talking about his future course of action.