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Updated: October 29, 2009 17:42 IST

Jaitley meets Yeddyurappa to sort out differences in Karnataka

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Senior leader of BJP, Arun Jaitly, addressing the Media after the closed door meeting with Chief Ministe,r B.S. Yeddyurappa and other ministers at Dollars colony, regarding rift in the State unit of BJP in Bangalore on 28th October, 2009. Photo: V Sreenivasa Murthy
The Hindu Senior leader of BJP, Arun Jaitly, addressing the Media after the closed door meeting with Chief Ministe,r B.S. Yeddyurappa and other ministers at Dollars colony, regarding rift in the State unit of BJP in Bangalore on 28th October, 2009. Photo: V Sreenivasa Murthy

Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader, Arun Jaitley, met Karnataka Chief Minister, B. S. Yeddyurappa, to sort out differences in the State government. However, Jaitley refuted any serious differences within the party.

“Every discussion with party functionary and MLA’s is not crisis. Within the government, within the party, there are issues which arise from time to time, we discuss and resolve them and there are also issue which can be resolved there is no difficulty,” Jaitley told reporters here on Wednesday.

Yeddyurappa too dispelled rumours of political differences in the State government. “There is no problem at all Arun Jaitley is in charge of Karnataka, naturally there are so many rumours that’s why he might have come and he will address the media at an appropriate time,” Mr. Yeddyurappa said.

According to reports, Jaitley arrived here to diffuse the stand-off that has come up between Yeddyurappa and his three of his Cabinet ministers, Tourism Minister, G. Janardhana Reddy, Revenue Minister, G. Karunakara Reddy and their close associate, Health Minister, B Sreeramulu, over the formers’ style of functioning.

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