Belagavi, Jan 26: Karnataka Minister for Forests Satish Jarkiholi today alleged that the Opposition BJP is still continuing its 'Operation Lotus' to woo the Legislators of the ruling Congress–JDS Coalition government and it will continue till this government completes its full term.
Speaking to newsmen after unfurling tricolour on 70th Republic Day at the District Stadium here he said that "Operation Lotus has not ended, I think this will continue till the end of remaining 53 months of our. BJP was trying to pull down since last seven months. but at present the Government is safe but there is need to be on on alert."
He said that " this government has introduced many pro people schemes including farmers loan waiver and continuing populous schemes previous Congress government."
Replying to a question, Mr Satish said that whatever happened in the Eagleton Resort at Bengaluru recently is unfortunate. such incident should not have taken place. However, investigation will reveal the facts.
To another question, he said that former minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has not contacted me till date. But whenever he contacts he will pacify him. (UNI)