The war of words between the Chief Minister and the Governor of Karnataka continued with the former telling the media on Monday morning that his friends are planning on filing a defamation against the latter.
Speaking to reporters outside his residence in Bangalore, he said that the Governor had acted in haste and taken the decision to accord sanction to prosecute him. The Chief Minister, B S Yeddyurappa said that the Governor had made a lot of remarks against him and all of them were not in good taste. My friends are upset with these statements and will be moving the court and filing a defamation case against him.
The Chief Minsiter further said that he is making an appeal to the Governor to tender an apology to the people of Karnataka for making such a hasty decision against their Chief Minister. Due to his hasty actions the people of the state suffered. It is now the moral obligation of the Governor to compensate the people of Karnataka due to the bundh which was called due to his hasty decision, the CM also pointed out.
Meanwhile the Special Court which is hearing the two complaints filed against the Chief Minister in connection with a land scam will hear the matter at 2 Pm on Monday. The two advocates have added three more cases taking it up to 15.
At New Delhi, the BJP leaders met with President of India and submitted a memorandum coupled with documents to show that the Governor of Karnataka was acting as an agent of the opposition. They have sought a recall of the Governor with immediate effect.