Governor invites Yeddyurappa to form government, take oath on Thursday

Last Updated: Wed, May 16, 2018 23:47 hrs

Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislative party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form the new government and to take oath as Chief Minister on Thursday, a party spokesman said.

Yeddyurappa has been given 15 days to prove majority on the floor of the House.

"We received a communique from the Raj Bhavan, inviting Yeddyurappa to form the government and take oath at 9.30 a.m.," BJP state unit spokesman Vamanacharya told IANS here.

Only Yeddyurappa will take oath at a simple ceremony in the 'Glass House' on the lawns of the Raj Bhavan in the city centre amid tight security.

The Governor has invited party's leaders and newly-elected legislators to the oath-taking ceremony," added Vamanacharya.

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