Siddaramaiah’s son quits firm over nepotism charge
As political pressure mounted on Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over nepotism charge, his son has resigned from a firm that was given a contract to set up lab and diagnostic facility at a government-run hospital here.
Amid Opposition attack and advice from the Congress High Command, the Chief Minister's doctor son Yathindra Siddaramaiah tendered his resignation as director of Matrix Imaging Solutions India Private Limited.
Yathindra said, "By the way, I am quitting Matrix (Imaging Solutions India)." The resignation comes amid reports that the Congress high command was unhappy with the development, which was snowballing into a major controversy with the Opposition questioning the contract to the company owned by Yathindra's friend, a pathologist, in which he is a partner.