Taking a dig at BS Yeddyurappa for resigning ahead of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday, 20 May, actor-turned-political activist Prakash Raj said the “match had ended even before it began.”
In a tweet, Raj said:
KARNATAKA is not going to be SAFFRON...but will continue to be COLOURFUL....Match over before it began...forget 56 couldn’t hold on for 55 hours..jokes apart...dear CITIZENS now get ready for more muddy politics..will continue to stand for the CITIZENS and CONTINUE #justasking..— Prakash Raj (@prakashraaj) May 19, 2018
The actor’s comment comes in light of the high-octane drama that unfolded in Karnataka on 19 May, with the Congress-JD(S) alliance stepping in to form the government after three-day-old Chief Minister Yeddyurappa tendered his resignation.
The CM designate from the alliance, HD Kumaraswamy, will now take oath on Wednesday, 23 May.
Meanwhile, Raj, a vocal BJP critic, had been touring the state in the run-up to the elections with his campaign ‘#justasking’ – the aim of which was to “keep asking questions to the people you chose as your representatives.”
In an earlier interview to The Quint, he had said he was sure that with the growing mistrust among people of this country, there is “no way” that the BJP will come back to power in 2019 elections.
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