Nov 15, 2010
Chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday vowed to expose his detractors by revealing details of shoddy land deals in the state during the last 10 years. He said that he would present the documents before the media on Monday afternoon related to the transactions in and around Bangalore to expose the previous ruling parties.
“The opposition parties were not able to digest the fact that the ruling party was striving hard to put the state on the track of development. They do not want the good deeds of the state government to reach the common man. They are, therefore, indulging in baseless and mala fide allegations,” said Yeddyurappa.
Yeddyurappa said that he was even ready to convene a three-day legislature session only to discuss the scams that have occurred during the last 10 years. “I am the first chief minister who dared to ban the export of iron ore in the state. I have been dealing with iron hands on illegal trade, be it mining or any other form of trade in the state,” he said.
The chief minister accused the opposition parties and its leaders of pressuring him to withdraw the ban on the export of iron ore. “Being the chief minister, I’m stuck to the stand to protect the state’s resources with the utmost sincerity,” he said.
Strongly defending the land deals favouring his sons, BY Vijayendra and BY Raghavendra, Yeddyurappa said that the allotments made in his tenure were in accordance with the law. “There is not a single grain of truth in the allegations,” he said.
“I am not the person who will indulge in misuse of power bestowed upon me by the people. Neither I, nor my family, have ever indulged in any of these issues raised by the opposition,” he added.
The government will not postpone the taluk and zilla panchayat elections scheduled to be held in December.
The chief minister brushed aside speculations about the creation of a post of deputy chief minister