Journalists say that in one of the letters, Yedurappa, who is a sick man and has to take injections every morning, has claimed the BJP has the support of 104 MLAs which is short of an absolute majority. "Stopped legally, they will now try money & muscle, to steal the mandate", he wrote on the micro-blogging site.
Amid a power struggle in Karnataka, some of the newly-elected JD (S) and Congress MLAs from the state arrived in the city today and are expected to be lodged in five-star hotels or resorts here, party sources said.
"If a Governor dared to make a one-man party the chief minister, we cannot injunct the CM from taking the oath but we can stay his government from functioning", Bobde said.
The top court had conducted an unprecedented 90-minute hearing on July 29, 2015, which had gone well past 3 AM, and rejected the appeal of the lone death row convict in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.
BJP Lok Sabha member Shobha Karandlaje tweeted that her party was in contact with Congress legislators who were upset with the party leadership for aligning with the JD (S).
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala calls special assembly at 11 am for oath-taking before the floor test at 4pm.
The Congress has said it will move the Supreme Court over the governor's decision to appoint Bopaiah. "It (Congress-JDS) is an unholy alliance", Rohatgi said. "We are waiting for them, in another two hours they will come, (JD-S) and Congress both". The ruling party has much less members than us.
Shah spent Thursday attending a pre-scheduled marathon meeting of different frontal organisations of the BJP to prepare them for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
The bench had adjourned the matter asking the BJP counsel to produce the two letters written by Yeddyurappa to the governor.
He also said that the BJP leader had requested the governor to invite the party to form government and had also said that they would provide a "stable government" and they have the "support of others".
Dozens of leaders from Congress, India's oldest political party, and their allies held a sit-in protest outside the state government building against Yeddyurappa becoming chief minister.
Results of the assembly polls showed that the BJP had won 104 seats, emerging as the single largest party, while the Congress and JD (S) bagged 78 and 38 seats, respectively.
The party has decided that all the PCC presidents and senior leaders will lead a delegation to the Governors in their state and hand over memorandums urging the President of India to safeguard democratic principles and sanctity of constitution. It refused to stop the oath-taking ceremony, but made it clear that the swearing-in and government formation by the BJP was subject to the outcome of the case before it.
The Congress and the JD (S) had joined hands after the election and staked claim to form the government.