Karnataka Governor Invites BJP’s Yeddyurappa to form Government-allot 15 days time to prove majority
Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala on Wednesday invited Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa to form government in Karnataka.
A letter by Governor Vala reads, “You have been elected as the leader of the BJP legislative party of Karnataka. I am also in receipt of your letter dated 15th May 2018 staking claim to form the government.”
“I invite you to form the Government and be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. I may also direct you that you would seek a vote of confidence on the floor of the House showing that you command the confidence of the House. This process shall be completed within fifteen days from the date of the assumption of your office as the Chief Minister of Karnataka,” the letter further read.
BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai said, “Governor has invited BS Yeddyurappa to form a government, official communication has been received, the Governor gave 15 days to prove majority, oath to take place at 9 am tomorrow.”
(With inputs from ANI)