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The Lingayats who are the largest community in the state at 17% are considered to be the backbone of the BJP support base, with Yediyurappa seen as the tallest leader of the community.(PTI PHOTO.)

Seer threatens to destabilise BJP govt in Karnataka if nominee is not made minister

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:53 PM IST
In January too, another Lingayat seer Vachananda Swami had made a similar demand that in case Murugesh Nirani was not inducted, the Panchamsali Lingayats would withdraw their support.
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