BS Yediyurappa, on Monday, resigned as the chief minister Karnataka.
Notably, the Yediyurappa-government in Karnataka completed two years in Karnataka.
Announcing his resignation at the Vidhan Soudha, Yediyurappa said he always faced ‘Agni Pariksha’ throughout his career.
“I faced Agni Pariksha throughout. I have been working hard despite of that. All government workers worked hard and trusted me. Karnataka saw development because of this,” an emotional Yediyurappa said.
He will formally submit his resignation to Karnataka Governor at 4pm on Monday.
According to reports, Yediyurappa he had offered to resign two months back and sated that he would continue as CM if the central leadership desired and quit if they asked him to resign.
“When Atal Bihari Vajpayee was Prime Minister, he asked me to be a union minister. But I turned down the offer saying that I would prefer to be in Karnataka,” he said.