Two Dalit leaders quit BJP, likely to join Congress

KALABURAGI: After expressing displeasure over the BJP’s collection of fielding Umesh Jadhav from the Kalaburagi Lok Sabha constituency, veteran Dalit chief K B Shanappa on Saturday made public his resolution to renounce from the party’s primary membership. His associate Shyamarao Pyati, additionally a Dalit chief, additionally surrender the party. The duo is likely to join the Congress.


The veteran Shanappa, who joined the BJP in 2006, is dissatisfied that the party didn't imagine him whilst finalizing the price ticket to Umesh Jadhav. Shanappa was once a price ticket aspirant from the Kalaburagi constituency. “I was no longer consulted whilst bringing Jadhav to the BJP. So why will have to I keep in the BJP?” he wondered.


He advised journalists that BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa lacks imaginative and prescient. Shanappa added that Yeddyurappa had antagonistic his membership in the Rajya Sabha and legislative council. Shanappa was once a Rajya Sabha member from 2006 to 2012 ahead of turning into an MLC. His tenure as an MLC ended six months in the past.


Shanappa was once a two-time CPI MLA ahead of joining the Janata Dal. He was once the excise minister in the Janata Dal govt led through J H Patel. During his stint with the Janata Dal he lost to Kharge, however was once made an MLC later.


Pyati, who surrender the BJP with Shanappa, is a former Kalaburagi Urban Development Authority chairman.
Two Dalit leaders quit BJP, likely to join Congress Two Dalit leaders quit BJP, likely to join Congress Reviewed by kailash soni on March 17, 2019 Rating: 5
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