Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa broke down at a two-year celebration of his government today and announced his resignation, ending weeks of speculation raised by unrelenting calls for his removal by a section of the BJP in the state. He will remain caretaker Chief Minister as his party decides on a replacement; sources say a decision could take two or three days.The resignation was widely anticipated but Mr Yediyurappa kept everyone guessing till yesterday. Even a minister claimed surprise. In this episode of the Editorial our Managing Editor Mr Sujit Nair shares his take on the matter.
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