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Will resign from BJP by month end: Yeddyurappa

November 22, 2012 21:58 IST

Stating that he would resign as Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from the assembly by the month end, former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa Thursday said he would focus on building his new party.

"By month end I will tender my resignation as BJP legislator in the state assembly and focus on building my new party," he told reporters after worshipping at Yedyur Siddalingeshwarswamy Temple in Kunigal.

Yeddyurappa said BJP ministers and MPs need not attend his rally at Haveri, but interested legislators could atted it.

"Who ever attends Haveri meeting or not, I will go head with launching my party," he said.

Yeddyurappa said he would not attend the assembly session commencing at Belgaum from December 5.

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