BY Vijayendra, who was lately appointed BJP’s Karnataka unit chief, mentioned that his focus will probably be on the efficiency in subsequent yr’s Lok Sabha elections.
“My agenda is to give attention to the Lok Sabha elections. I’ll attempt to convey all senior leaders collectively,” Mr Vijayendra advised NDTV.
Mr Vijayendra, the son of former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, additionally mentioned that voters will a becoming reply to these accusing them of dynasty politics. Mr Vijayendra is the MLA of Shikharipura, from the place his father received comfortably within the 2018 Karnataka election.
He had been appointed because the BJP state vice chairman in 2020.
The appointment of Mr Vijayendra, seen because the political inheritor to Mr Yediyurappa, to switch Nalinkumar Kateel ends months of hypothesis as a change of guard within the state was extensively anticipated because the BJP suffered an enormous defeat to the Congress within the election in Could.
Although it was at all times a robust chance that the BJP would decide a Lingayat chief to guide its state unit, its resolution to choose the first-time MLA ignoring the dynastic plank, one thing it has used to focus on rivals, has highlighted the political significance his father continues to wield regardless of being eased out of electoral politics by the get together.
Mr Vijayendra mentioned that the transfer was aimed toward taking the get together ahead.
“There was no unceremonious exit of Yediyurappa ji, he defined why he resigned as Chief Minister. We wish to construct the get together,” he mentioned.
BS Yediyurappa, echoing the sentiment, mentioned that the change was made trying on the future and wasn’t an try by the BJP to placate him.
“No matter occurred has occurred. Sooner or later, we’ll construct the get together and make needed modifications. Our goal is to win greater than 25 Lok Sabha seats from Karnataka. ,” he mentioned.
He added that he was extraordinarily pleased with the announcement, which he claimed was made on the final minute by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Residence Minister Amit Shah, and BJP President JP Nadda.