Faced with negative PR, BS Yeddyurappa returns his Rs 1 crore car

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Former Karnataka chief minister and senior BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa has returned his one Rs 1 crore Land Cruiser.

The report of the corruption-tainted BJP leader had caused huge outrage on social media on Saturday.

Explaining his decision, Yeddyurappa told ANI, “There was difference of opinion. So I yesterday returned that car (Rs.1 crore SUV) to Murugesh Nirani.”

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BJP spokesperson in Karnataka S Prakash had on Saturday justified Yeddyurappa travelling in Rs 1-crore Land Crusier saying that the white luxury car had been “loaned” to the BJP chief by a sugar baron and politician (Murugesh Nirani) to tour the state.

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Justifying his travel in the luxury car, Yeddyurappa had said, “Murugesh Nirani gave me this car for party work. After that, he will take back the car. I am going around in the state, so a good car is required, that’s what he told me. When I go to other districts, I’ll use their car. I am not going to take this car there.”

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