Karnataka minister CT Ravi denies dissatisfaction, but set to return official car
Aug 27, 2019, 10:41 AM IST
Bengaluru: CT Ravi, one of the ministers in the BS Yediyurappa Cabinet in Karnataka, has expressed unhappiness over portfolio allocation. He has been allocated tourism ministry and additional charge of Kannada and Culture department.
However, although the minister pledged his support to the BJP and stated that they have given him a good responsibility, Ravi has decided to return his official car.
Sources also said that CT Ravi is likely to resign and added that he was keen on becoming the party state unit, but was convinced to be part of the Cabinet.
Ravi, however, denied the reports in a tweet: “Some news channels are suspecting my Loyalty to my Party. I pity them. Neither have I ever prostrated before anyone for the sake of power nor do I believe that power is the only way to earn the respect of people.”
Sources also state that R Ashoka, who has been allotted the revenue department, is also said to be unhappy. He too is said to have returned his official car on Monday night (August 26). Ashoka, a former deputy CM, is apparently unhappy that CN Ashwathnarayan being made one of the deputy chief ministers.