It’s Gov’t Going Back In Karnataka, Statements About Changing Laws ‘Arbitrarily’ Is Arrogance: Ex-CM Bommai
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Last update: May 25, 2023 15:09 IST
Former Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai. (File photo/News18)
Former Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday that the statements about the “arbitrary” change of laws by the previous BJP government after coming to power speak of “arrogance”.
Calling the new Siddaramaiah-led Congress administration in the state a “reversing government”, former Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday that statements about changing the laws of the previous BJP government “arbitrarily” after coming to power it’s “arrogance” talk.
He was reacting to Minister Priyank Kharge’s statement that the orders and legislations implemented under the former BJP regime, such as the revision of school textbooks and the anti-conversion and anti-cow slaughter laws, which go against the state interests, would be revised or withdrawn by the new Congress. government, after reviewing them.
“A new government has arrived, it is known that they are going to carry out an appeasement policy, they have power, let’s see what they are going to do. But if any injustice happens to the people, we will fight both legally and politically,” Bommai said. Speaking to reporters here, he said: “Statements about arbitrarily changing everything after coming to power are arrogant talk. gear government: they are backtracking on their guarantees, and they are also backtracking on our pro-popular (BJP) legislations. People will soon learn the consequences of their actions.”
“So soon after coming to power, if a government wants to review everything, according to me, it’s not only going backwards, but also an act of revenge,” he added. Responding to an incident of the alleged attack on a BJP worker after the Congress government came to power, Bommai said, a case has been registered in this regard and officials have been suspended. “Whoever it is, action must be taken in accordance with the law,” she added.
(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency – PTI)