BJP welcomes Karnataka strongman BS Yeddyurappa and his party back into its fold

Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa returned to the BJP and merged his Karnataka Janata Party or KJP, a year after he walked out of the party alleging betrayal.

The much-expected announcement by Mr Yeddyurappa came after a delegation of Karnataka BJP leaders met and formally invited him back to the party, setting the stage for the two parties to come together.
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Story first published: Jan 02, 2014 20:45 IST