Yeddyurappa met Governor Vajubhai Vala to invite BJP to form govt

Vastavam web: BJP’s Karnataka unit chief B S Yeddyurappa today said he met Governor Vajubhai Vala and asked him to allow him to take oath as chief minister as the party had emerged the single largest party.Soon after he was elected leader of the BJP legislature party, Yeddyurappa drove to the Raj Bhavan here and handed him a letter about his unanimous election to the post.Yeddyurappa said he requested the governor to allow him to take oath as chief minister as early as possible.”We are 100 per cent confident that he will take a decision immediately,” Yeddyurappa told reporters.

Earlier in the day, Yeddyurappa said he was confident of forming the government.Union minister Prakash Javadekar had said an attempt was being made to create “unnatural tension”. “People are with us,” he said.Senior BJP leaders Suresh Kumar and K S Eshwarappa also said they were confident the party would form the government.The Congress-JD(S) combine moved quickly even as the counting of votes was underway yesterday and requested the governor to allow formation of a JD(S)-led government. The two parties together have a clear majority in the 224-member Assembly.