Seven-and-a-half hours in the day of your CM

Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa‘s media schedule for Monday, 21 June 2010.

Forty interviews in all, in slots of 20 mintues each spread over seven-and-a-half hours, have been lined up by his media secretary, N. Bhrungesh, with the members of the press to enable the CM to hold forth on his pet themes of development, governance and progress on the completion of his second year in office.

The hard work will not show till Thursday, June 24, when the 20 Kannada, 13 English, three Urdu, two Telugu, and one Tamil media vehicles all simultaneouly begin running their “exclusives” and “breaking news”.