Ministry expansion soon: Yeddyurappa

Bangalore: In a move to contain dissidence within the ruling BJP, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyuappa has decided to expand his Ministry. He told reporters here on Monday that he would induct one MLA into the Cabinet in a day or two.

Three or four MLAs had been aspiring to become Ministers, but only one would be accommodated.However, he declined to name the person. “We will decide the candidate tomorrow evening,” he said.The Chief Minister had agreed to induct at least one rebel MLA into the Cabinet after consultations with his Cabinet colleagues and party and RSS leaders on Sunday, the sources said.