Karnataka BJP: Religious minority tag to Lingayat community 'election gimmick'
B S Yeddyurappa is a Lingayat strongman and BJP's chief ministerial candidate for the coming Karnataka Assembly polls. He also sought to know the need to rake up the issue of minority tag when the UPA government had rejected the separate religious status to Lingayats. Siddaramaiah is dividing society on emotional issues
BS Yeddyurappa exuded confidence that BJP would garner more than 140 of the 224 seats in the Assembly, in the coming polls. Image source: PTI