Submitted by Rashmi on Thu, 2017-01-12 16:47 Bengaluru: Is Eshwarappa joining JD(S)? Political circles were abuzz with such a rumour on Thursday after party State president BS Yeddyurappa issued diktats to party workers against participating in Rayanna Brigade programmes. It is no secret now that Eshwarappa has openly supported Rayanna Brigade and had even dared party leaders from preventing him from associating with it. This has led to difference of opinion between Yeddyurappa and Eshwarappa, but they have never openly acknowledged. On Thursday, rumour mills were working overtime that Eshwarappa had an invitation from JD(S) to join the party as Yeddyurappa warned party workers from associating with Rayanna Briagde. Speaking to mediapersons here on Thursday, Yeddyurappa clarified that BJP has no association with Rayanna Brigade. National leaders are observing the party's activities in the state and will take appropriate action at the right time, he said indirectly warning Eshwarappa. Sources said, party is thinking to drop Eshwarappa from leading the Opposition part in the council.