KJP supports Modi’s PM candidature

B S Yeddyurappa decided at an executive committee meeting Wednesday to support the PM candidature of Narendra Modi.

Written by Express News Service | Bangalore | Published:September 19, 2013 2:00 am

The Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) of B S Yeddyurappa decided at an executive committee meeting Wednesday to support the PM candidature of Narendra Modi,even as a confidant of the former CM networked with BJP leaders in New Delhi to work out a path for a reunion.

Following meetings with several BJP leaders,former MLC and suspended BJP member Lahar Singh expressed confidence that a BJP-KJP merger will happen. Singh,considered to have the ear of Modi,is scheduled to meet L K Advani Thursday.

“I am not in Delhi as an emissary of anybody. I am apprising the BJP leadership of the political situation in Karnataka,’’ he said. “The BJP-KJP relationship is part of the talks and there are signs of a merger.’’

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