Bright Times News: In the forthcoming assembly elections, the departure of the BJP Yuva Morcha’s office bearers, including the team in charge of the party’s social media administration across the state, is expected to be a major setback for the organization. Praveen Nettaru, a BJP youth leader, was murdered. the top BJP leader said.
The BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel’s leadership and his home district have drawn criticism from within the party (Dakshina Kannada).
After Praveen’s murder, BJPYM workers and office-bearers from various districts including Vijayapur, Bagalkot, Dakshina Kannada, Chitradurga, Hubli, and Koppal resigned and sent a message to the party leaders and the government.
Chikkamagaluru District Yuva Morcha President Sandeep Arivinangadi contacted the workers and persuaded them to withdraw their decision to resign.
Additionally, the party’s social media account managers, who number around 100, have declared they won’t attend. The District Collector’s office in Tumkur was the site of a sit-in by BJP members who also handed in their resignations.
Youth wing leaders have publicly aired their concerns on social media about the Bommai cabinet’s capacity to uphold the party’s philosophy, dealing a severe blow to the party. The majority of the ministers in the cabinet are former JDS and Congress members, which has caused the situation to worsen.
Rekha Shambhu, a Hubli-based party leader, stated in her resignation that her commitment to religion was her top concern. On Thursday, BJP state campaigner MG Mahesh urged the BJPYM officers to remain in their positions. The party will never disappoint him, he has vowed.
Meanwhile, the Karnataka government has decided to hand over the probe into the murder of BJP youth leader Praveen Nettaru to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said. Talking to media persons, the Chief Minister said that the murder of the young BJP worker was a well-planned and organized crime.
“It has an inter-state dimension. The issue has been discussed with the DG and IG of the state and full details have been sought. We will write to the Union Home Ministry requesting the NIA for a probe,” he said.
Bommai described the strict security measures in detail, stating that CCTV cameras would be set up at all border crossings along the Kerala border.