CM Bommai refuses to comment on Siddaramaiah’s repentance on Lingayat religion issue,Karnataka people know the truth- CM Bommai

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said he is not aware of repentance of Leader of Opposition in the State Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah on the Lingayat religion issue.

Talking to reporters in Vidhana Soudha here on Saturday,the CM declined to comment on it but volunteered to add that the people of Karnataka know what happened about the Lingayat religion.

“It was a talk held between Siddaramaiah and Sri Prasanna Veera Someshwara Swamiji of Rambhapuri Mutt.

The seer has said that Siddaramaiah showed repentance on the Lingayat religion issue.Even Siddaramaiah has commented on it.

I am not aware of the statements of the duo,so I don’t want to say anything.But the truth of what happened in that situation is known to all”.

Bommai said he has given instructions to step up the security for Siddaramaiah.