Bengaluru: After the photos of BJP MLA celebrating his birthday in a grand manner amid lockdown went viral on the social media platform, KPCC president DK Shivakumar said that he was hopeful that the Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa would take stern action against BJP MLA M Jayaram. "I am sure that the Chief Minister will take action on all these types of activities. We have already petitioned the DGP. Suo moto case should be registered immediately," Shivakumar was quoted speaking to ANI. BJP MLA M Jayaram was on Friday seen celebrating his birthday with several villagers in Gubbi taluk in Tumkur, in violation of social isolation measures and nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Further speaking about the video conference meeting that Congress President Sonia Gandhi held with all Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) presidents via video conference, he said: "She has given us directions that the party has to play its own role. She said that the party needs to be very active, apart from the government."
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