Report by Deccan Herald:
The chief minister met External Affairs Minister S M Krishna here on Monday, giving a fillip to his ambition of getting Obama to Bangalore. He handed over a letter to impress upon Obama to include Bangalore in his itinerary.
Yeddyurappa, along with Chief Secretary S V Ranganath, and a host of other top bureaucrats, met Krishna at the latter’s residence. It is said that Yeddyurappa told Krishna that the City was home to nearly 250 IT/BT companies and efforts should be made to showcase Bangalore to Obama to attract more investment.