14/01/2023 02:46 PM | Click to read full article
Even as the Bommai government lurches from one crisis to another, the Reddy brothers’ intention to contest assembly polls is giving the BJP jitters in Karnataka. They were known as the ‘Ballari Brothers’ or the ‘Ballari Barons’. Karnataka BJP’s official position is that it would have no impact on the assembly election in May this year. In 2008, when the BJP came to power in the state, Reddy was inducted into the cabinet along with his brother Karunakara Reddy and associate Sriramulu.