He had become Prime Minister of India by accident and by accident he has uttered those invective against Karnataka CM. He is a accident prone politician. He should be allowed to tender an apology and let off.
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Deve Gowda was a self seeking politician always who became the PM just by chance when CPM decided to extend outside support to the then janta Dal conglemorate.
That he was totally inefficient had been proved beyond doubt and now that he sees no chance of regaining an iota of power in karnataka...he has resorted to vituperous outbursts and abusive language againsy= the CM.
He knows that he would not get any print space on his own...so sought the easiest way out.
Of course he should be hauled up in court and made to pay damages for his uncalled for outburst. taught a lesson for life.