Ramesh Jarkiholi Is not the First. Intercourse Scandals Have Rocked Karnataka Politics within the Previous

Solely few dare to speak about their vices in open, however former Karnataka chief minister JH Patel didn’t have qualms about it. Amid allegations on his private life, he had mentioned, “Whiskey after sunset and girls is my weak spot.” This had brought on an enormous public outcry.

Minimize to 2021, Karnataka Water Assets Minister Ramesh Jarakiholi resigned after an alleged intercourse tape was uncovered. In his resignation letter, he wrote, “The allegations are removed from the reality. There must be a right away investigation into this. I consider that I’m harmless however I resign on ethical grounds. Kindly settle for my resignation.”

TV channels flashed photos of the previous minister from the ‘intercourse CD’ and alleged that he requested sexual from the lady in alternate for a authorities job.

The scandal involving Jarakiholi isn’t a primary in Karnataka politics. A number of politicians within the state have resigned over intercourse scandals earlier.

Also read: Here’s What Jarkiholi Allegedly Said About Karnataka CM Yediyurappa in Sex Tape

Listed here are a few of them:


A nurse named Jayalakshmi had launched images with politician MP Renukacharya, alleging sexual harassment by him. The girl had alleged that she had acquired threats after her allegations and even calls to the state girls’s fee hadn’t helped. Renukacharya needed to resign from his place.

Hartalu Halappa

The BJP Minister of Meals and Civil Provides Hartalu Halappa was charged with raping his pal’s spouse in 2009. The minister needed to resign in gentle of the allegations, however was later acquitted in 2017. The court docket mentioned that the prosecution didn’t get sufficient proof.

Also read: Man Attempts Self-immolation Over Karnataka Minister’s Resignation in Belagavi

Raghupati Bhat

Raghupathi Bhat, an Udupi MLA, needed to resign after his intercourse tape was leaked to media shops, forcing him to withdraw his candidature from meeting polls.

Lakshman Sawadi

Laxman Sawadi, CC Patil and Krishna Palemar had been within the face of an enormous scandal once they had been accused of watching porn within the Karnataka meeting in 2012 — a difficulty that drew nationwide consideration. The case was investigated by the state residence division. Sawadi was proved unsuitable on this report. The report mentioned the opposite two had no function within the minister’s misconduct. He’s nowthe Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka.

HY Meti

Whereas most of those that resigned over scandals are BJP leaders, the Congress within the state isn’t unscathed. A intercourse tape of then minister HY Meti was leaked in 2016. Meti was the excise minister and needed to resign from his publish.

Arvind Limbaveli

A intercourse tape of BJP’s Mahadevapura MLA Arvind Limbavali in July 2019 brought on a lot furore within the Karnataka meeting with the him breaking down within the meeting. He had mentioned he was a sufferer of a pretend video. Later in December 2019, a forensic report mentioned the video was pretend.

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