“I thank all those who supported my government. The government winning the trust vote today is a victory of democracy. In the history of the country, there is no instance of a government proving majority within three days after winning the trust vote”, Chief minister of Karnataka Sri BS Yeddyurappa said.
“I have created history of sorts by winning the trust vote for the second time in three days”, he told after the BJP government winning the motion of confidence by 106-100 votes.
“Without resorting to the path of confrontation on the advice of the BJP high command and party, I accepted the directive by the Honourable Governor to prove the majority of my government for the second time today. I proved that my government enjoys the confidence of this House”, a beaming Mr. Yeddyurappa said.
The events that swept the political scene of the state in the past one week during which the opposition tried to topple an elected government have put a “black spot” on the otherwise good image of Karnataka, he said.
“I appeal to the people to forget this era of black days and extend cooperation in continuing development works and revive the good cultural image the state had enjoyed”, he appealed.