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No threat to BJP-JD(S) Govt in K'taka: Venkaiah

Senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu ruled out any threat to the stability of JD(S)-BJP Govt in Karnataka on Monday.

india Updated: Jun 19, 2006 16:50 IST

The controversy over the Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor project does not pose a threat to the stability of the JD(S)-BJP Government in Karnataka, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday.

Naidu, who wasin Chennaito lead an agitation against the "recent hike of prices of essential commodities" told reporters that the JD(S) was 'entitled' to have their own view on the project and this would not come in the way of their alliance.

On the BJP agitation, he said prices of essential commodities had skyrocketed and the ruling Congress Government was taking no steps to arrest the trend.

"The BJP had been criticised for raising the prices of petrol five times during its period in power but everyone seems to have forgotten that we also simultaneously reduced the prices four times then," he said.

Party's National Vice President, Ela Ganesan, state unit President Radhakrishnan and BJP MP Thirunavukkarasar also participated in the agitation.