HD Kumaraswamy releases audio clips to expose BJP’s poaching game in Karnataka

In a surprise twist to the politics in Karnataka that could have repercussions on national politics ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, hours before presenting the state budget, called for a press conference and released an audio clip exposing the BJP's "Operation Lotus". The audio clip is a conversation between the state’s BJP chief B.S. Yeddyurrappa and JD(S) MLA Naganagowda Kandkur’s son Sharana where the BJP made an offer of Rs. 25 lakh and offered ministerial berth to the MLA’s father. 
Speaking to reporters at a press conference, Kumaraswamy said that the calls mentions “the name of Maharashtra CM