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Karnataka Governor acting under Centre's pressure: Chavan

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite BJP B S Yeddyurappa to form the government shows that he is acting under the Modi-led central government's pressure, said here today.

"is taking place from the (Karnataka) Raj Bhavan," he said while addressing a 'save democracy day' protest near the (BMC) here.

"Vala's decision to invite Yeddyurappa to form the government shows that he is acting under the Modi-led central government's pressure," the Maharashtra Pradesh Committee (MPCC) said.

is observing 'save democracy day' across the country today to protest against Vala's decision to invite Yeddyurappa to form the government in that state.

Chavan joined and party workers at the protest near the 'Jyoti'.

"The role of a should be neutral and unbiased but unfortunately, this is not the case in Karnataka," he said.

Chavan welcomed the Supreme Court's order for floor test in the Assembly at 4 pm tomorrow, drastically slashing the 15-day window given by the to Yeddyurappa to prove majority.

"We believe in democracy," the former said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 16:05 IST
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