My decision to cancel the anniversary celebrations was conscientious: CM Bommai

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

I cancelled the first anniversary celebrations of my government driven by my conscience in the backdrop of the muder of young BJP leader Praveen.

The decision to cancel the function at Banquet Hall of Vidhana Soudha and the ‘Janotsava’ convention at Doddaballapur was conscientious in the background

of grief and anguish being expressed by party activists and the people, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.

Addressing a media conference Bommai said, the decision was taken in consultation with my ministerial colleagues and the party leadership.

The BJP government completes 3 years today, two years under BS Yediyurappa and one year under my leadership.

It is my duty to inform the people about what I have done for them and what I plan to do ahead, Bommai said.

He thanked the party workers,his ministerial colleagues, BJP National President JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Modi for their cooperation.

Referring to his government,Bommai said,he has a committed team of ministers with many efficient administrators working with a spirit of service.

He assured to ensure people’s participation in governance and make the government more responsive.