CPI(M) politburo member, Sitaram Yechury:
“Deve Gowda‘s opportunism is something I can’t really understand because I was personally instrumental in making him the Prime Minister 10 years ago…
“At that time ”all of us came together in the opposition to communal forces”.
“The ‘turn-around’ Gowda did in Karnataka by joining hands with the BJP to form a government is ”very, very surprising and extremely contradictory. It’s very difficult to predict where he will be.”