Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa submitted his resignation to Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot in Bengaluru today. The BJP government in Karnataka under the leadership of Yeddyurappa is completing its two years today. Before submitting his resignation, Yediyurappa announced his resignation at Sadhna Samagam, a program organized to mark the completion of two years of his government. In an emotional address at the event, Chief Minister Yediyurappa recalled his journey in the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Yediyurappa took over as the Chief Minister for the fourth time and resigned without completing his term. He said that he was resigning in view of the rule that those above 75 years of age should resign. The Chief Minister said that he has resigned. Yediyurappa said that he would try his best to bring the party to power in the 2023 assembly elections and strengthen the party in the state.
Shri Yediyurappa thanked the Prime Minister and other central leaders for serving the people of the state for two years. Talking to the media after submitting his resignation, Chief Minister Yediyurappa said that the Governor has accepted his resignation. He said he would extend full support to his successor in the state.