New Delhi, June 30: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah rubbished the viral videos in which he could be seen questioning the longevity of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka saying that things have been taken out of proportion. He said that he was he wasn’t “unhappy” about the alliance in the state and that the coalition government will indeed be stable. Also Read - International Flights: Karnataka Govt Issues Revised Guidelines For Returnees From Abroad | Check Details
“Who told you I am unhappy? What I have said and in what context you do not know,” he said to the speculations that he was unhappy with the government. He, however, didn’t explain the context of his conversation. Also Read - Karnataka SSLC Result 2020: Class 10 Result Not to be Declared Today | Check Latest Date And Time
He also added that recording something like that was unethical and to share it without any context was even more wrong. “Whoever it is, recording my casual talk with someone and making it public without knowing the context… Is it not unethical,” he said. Also Read - Weather Update: IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall For Karnataka on Wednesday, Issues Red Alert
Dismissing all kinds of threats to the coalition government, Kumaraswamy said that such kinds of rumours were created by media alone and they would run for the next five years smoothly. He added, “We have formed a coalition government to keep away the communal BJP out of power. The coalition government will be stable; there is no doubt in that. It will be stable.”
In one video, Siddaramaiah was heard questioning the need for a fresh budget as the one was presented by him in February 2018. The question comes at a time when current Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will be presenting the budget in the coming week. In the other video, he is seen questioning the longevity of the Janata Dal-Secular (JDS)-Congress coalition while receiving treatment at a nature cure hospital.