Kumaraswamy blames Yeddyurappa for stalling the Assembly Session


Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, while expressing satisfaction for the successful conduct of the ten-day Winter Session which concluded here on Friday, accused the Opposition BJP members for stalling the last two day proceedings.

Speaking to newsmen, he said that “several important issues, especially related to the Northern Karnataka, including that of sugarcane growers problem were discussed and tried to find a solution”.
Stating that all the Ministers who have participated in the proceedings had replied to all the questions raised by the Opposition members, the Chief Minister said that “had the BJP members did not play spoilsport in the last two days, the session would have ended with more meaningful note”.

Reiterating his commitment on the implementation of the Rs 43000 crore farm loan waiver scheme, he said that “We have sufficient resources to fulfill our promises”.Charging that the BJP leaders, worried over the performance of the state government on the issue, were making all efforts to thwart our efforts to bring relief to the farming community, he said that “I am ready to take the BJP leaders into confidence on the issue”.

Replying to questions, on cabinet expansion, he said that “I have not received any communication from the Congress leaders on the issue, so far”.Speaking to newsmen separately, Mr Yeddyurappa,however, opined that “the purpose of the Winter Session was not achieved due to adamant attitude of the Chief Minister, who is not fair in implementing the farm loan waiver scheme”.

He alleged that the Session had also not effectively utilized by the ruling party to address the grievances of the people of the Northern Karnataka region. Referring to the media reports over the prevalence of the bonded labour practice in Hassan district, the home District of the former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, he said that “I will visit the village and meet the victims”.

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