Special Correspondent

Yediyurappa seeks votes for BJP candidate Manohar Maski

GULBARGA: Deputy Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa has said that he did not know why the Government had decided not to take up work on the building to house the Circuit Bench in Gulbarga city, even as construction of such a complex in Dharwad is scheduled to start on July 8.He was addressing a press conference on his maiden visit here after taking charge as Deputy Chief Minister.

Mr. Yediyurappa said he would summon the officials concerned and ensure that work on the court complex was taken up at the earliest.

During his visit to the Gulbarga Bar Association, Mr. Yediyurappa received a memorandum in this regard from its president, Kalburgi. He told the lawyers that the Government would take up work on the court complex at the earliest, and that provision had been made for it in the budget.

At a BJP workers' convention at Veerashaiva Kalyana Mantap, Mr. Yediyurappa recalled the contributions made by the late M.R. Tanga to the development of Hyderabad Karnataka region. The BJP had chosen Manohar Maski, who had made a mark in the field of education and in the cooperative movement, to replace Dr. Tanga, he said.

At Doddappa Appa Sabha Mantap, Mr. Yediyurappa appealed to the voters to take into consideration Mr. Maski's achievements while casting their votes.

Mr. Yediyurappa was accompanied by BJP district unit president Shashil G. Namoshi, Gulbarga city MLA Chandrasekhar Patil and Mr. Maski.