May 31, 2023

“We don’t know how long we will be here,” mentioned the Chief Minister in an emotional deal with. (File)


Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in an emotional deal with to the folks of his constituency Shiggaon on this district mentioned nothing is everlasting on this world together with posts and positions, fuelling hypothesis in some quarters about his potential exit.

“Nothing is eternal in this world. This life itself is not forever. We don’t know how long we will be here in such a situation, these posts and positions are also not forever. I am aware of this fact every moment,” he mentioned.

In an expression of gratitude to the folks of his constituency, Mr Bommai mentioned he’s solely ‘Basavaraj’ for them and never the Chief Minister.

The Chief Minister was addressing folks after inaugurating the statue of Kittur Rani Chennamma, the nineteenth Century queen of Kittur in Belagavi district, who fought in opposition to the British.

“I have always been saying that outside this place (Shiggaon) I was Home Minister and Irrigation Minister in the past, but once I was in, I remained just ‘Basavaraj’ for you all.

Today as a Chief Minister I am saying that once I come to Shiggaon, I may be Chief Minister outside but amongst you, I will remain as the same Basavaraj Bommai because the name Basavaraj is permanent and not the posts”, he mentioned.

There have been rumours in some quarters that Bommai is probably going to get replaced.

The Chief Minister is reportedly affected by knee associated downside, and should endure therapy overseas however there was no official phrase on this.

The Chief Minister who turned emotional twice recalled how affectionately he was fed ‘Rotti’ (Jowar Roti) and ‘Navane’ (foxtail millet) rice each time he got here to his constituency as Basavaraj.

“I don’t have great things to say. If I could live up to your expectations, that’s enough for me. I believe that no power is bigger than your love and trust.

I try my best not to talk to you in an emotional way but sentiments overwhelm me after seeing you all,” Mr Bommai mentioned in a choking method.

Noting that there was an enormous duty on his shoulders to plan a complete growth of the state and to reply to the calls for and requests of each group.

The Chief Minister mentioned, “he always kept his conscience awake every moment and in his every deed”.

Mr Bommai took over as Chief Minister on July 28 after BS Yediyurappa resigned on the day he accomplished two years in workplace.

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