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Congress hatching plan to split BJP in Karnataka: Eshwarappa

Posted on Dec 08, 01:04PM | UNI

BJP Karnataka unit President K S Eshwrappa today accused opposition Congress of conspiring to split his party in the state with an motive.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the Legislature session here, said, "Congress hand in the crisis within the BJP can not be ruled out." "This is not the first time that Congress is trying to weaken BJP both at the state and the National level. Now it is continuing its dirty game to engineer split in the national opposition ranks," he said.

Claiming that BJP has successfully weathered such attempts in the past, Mr Eshwarappa, who is also the Deputy Chief Minister, said that party's rank and file will remain united and comes out stronger in the coming days'.

Taking a dig at some of the party legislators who are making statements extending support to the B S Yeddyurappa-led Karnataka Janata Party, the BJP leader dared them to attend the Haveri convention of the KJP.

"The party will not hesitate to take stern action against those who opts to play double role which can not be tolerated. I find no words to describe those who wants to identify with other party, while remaining in the BJP. This is highly objectionable and unethical," he added.