Hectic parleys are seen in Karnataka BJP as the selection of new Chief Minister has to begin after B. S. Yediyurappa stepped down yesterday. Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai informed media persons that it may take three or four days to announce the successor to B. S. Yediyurappa as due process has to be followed by holding consultations in the Central Core Committee and Parliamentary Board.
AIR correspondent reports that the Central Party observers are expected to arrive in Bengaluru by afternoon today to hold discussions with the State Core Committee and State Party President. Union Ministers G. Kishan Reddy and Dharmendra Pradhan are arriving in the afternoon as Central Observers.
In the evening the State Legislative Party meeting will be held where the name of new Chief Minister is likely to be finalised. The names of various BJP leaders are making the rounds as the probables for the Chief Minister’s position. But, only the legislative party meeting in the evening today may come out with an answer on who will be CM and Council of Ministers in the Government.