Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa [ Images ] said the state has no plans to follow in Gujarat's footsteps and ban the book. He was speaking at a press conference on the just concluded by-elections in Karnataka.
Regarding the H1N1 crisis, he said that all steps are being taken to control the spread of the flu and he said his officials were working 24/7 on it. Yeddyurappa was particularly miffed with the statement by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad [ Images ] that chief ministers of various states were slow to react to the problem. He said he will have a chat with Azad on this issue and clarify things.
Meanwhile, state Chief Secretary Sudhakar Rao chaired a meeting of officials in Karnataka to discuss the problems pertaining to the H1N1 virus. Karnataka has seen ten deaths so far.