BJP national president Amit Shah reiterated that the State BJP president BS Yeddyurappa will be the next chief minister, if the party comes to power in the State, next year. Amit Shah arrived in Bengaluru for a 3-day visit to the State. He addressed the party workers at a programme at Sadahalli near the Kempegowda International Airport, reports Kannada Prabha.
He said he would spend the next three days in Bengaluru meeting and discussing with party workers. BJP is going to win in State this time and it will be a prelude to the victory of BJP in the south, he said. He gave a call to the party workers to fight like soldiers to win the 2018 legislative assembly elections. "The Karnataka people have already decided to elect BJP to power. BJP is going to return to power under BS Yeddyurappa’s leadership and there is only 10 months left for the 2018 legislative assembly elections in the State," Shah said. BJP’s master strategist Amit Shah’s visit to the State is being seen as an attempt to prepare the ground to implement the BJP-150 mission to win the forthcoming elections and also to infuse new strength into the party.
Speaking before him, Yeddyurappa welcomed Amit Shah stating that it was the first time he was visiting the State after becoming the national president of the party. Under his guidance, the State BJP is confident of winning more than 150 seats and coming to power, he said.