New Delhi: The political turmoil between the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Karnataka has remained constant. The statement of MLA Shrimant Patil, who left the Congress and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, is making headlines these days.
The MLA says that when he left the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party had offered him money to come together.
However, MLA Shrimant Patil claimed that he had joined the Bharatiya Janata Party without taking any money. Patil said, ‘When I left the Congress, BJP had asked how much money was needed, even then I did not take a single rupee. Shrimant Patil took it back after the controversy over the statement and said that BJP did not offer money, I used wrong words.
I joined BJP without taking money. I was asked how much money I wanted but I refused &asked for minister's post to serve people. I don't know why I wasn't made a minister in this govt but I've been promised ministerial berth in next expansion: Karnataka MLA Shrimant Patil (11.09) pic.twitter.com/q28p3lzPts
— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2021
Let us inform that Shrimant Patil is an MLA from Kagwad area of Karnataka, has been a cabinet minister in the past. When many Congress MLAs had joined the BJP, this was also one of them.
Assurance of becoming minister soon
Regarding the current cabinet, Shrimant Patil made a statement that he does not know why he was not included in the cabinet, but the party has talked about including him at the time of cabinet expansion. The BJP MLA claims that the party has discussed with him about the cabinet department, as soon as the cabinet expansion takes place, he can get a place.
To strengthen his claim, MLA Shrimant Patil said that the Maratha community of Karnataka wants me to get a place in the cabinet.
It is worth noting that in Karnataka’s politics, the period of turmoil has been going on for a long time. Recently the Bharatiya Janata Party changed its leadership, from the post of Chief Minister to BS. When Yediyurappa withdrew, Basavaraj Bommai was given the chief minister’s post.