Supporters of BS Yediyurappa shut down shops at his hometown Shikaripura

Updated:2 months ago

Shivamogga (Karnataka), July 26 (ANI): Supporters of Caretaker Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa at his hometown Shikaripura in Shivamogga district shut down shops and commercial establishments in disappointment after he resigned from the CM post. Ending months of speculation, Yediyurappa, earlier in the day, announced his decision of stepping down at a special event organised at Vidhana Soudha to present the government's report card on the occasion of the completion of two years of the BJP-led state government in the current term. Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot on Monday accepted BS Yediyurappa's resignation and asked him to continue as the caretaker Chief Minister till the next CM is sworn in.

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