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BJP will win Karnataka election, form government: Union minister Prakash Javadekar

Siddaramaiah Siddaramaiah
Freda Brock | 14 January, 2018, 00:02

Rahul Gandhi will launch the first leg of his election campaign in Karnataka from February 10-12, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday claiming that there was no anti-incumbency feeling against his government and the Congress will win a comfortable majority in the assembly polls due in a few months.

Karnataka Congress president G. Parameshwara, working presidents S.R. Patil and Dinesh Gundu Rao, the party's Karnataka in-charge K.C. Venugopal were also present at the meeting, besides senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge, K. Rahman Khan, K.H. Muniyappa, Oscar Fernandes and Veerappa Moily.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Siddaramaiah said that the Congress President was happy with the progress of the party in the state, adding that all promises made by the government in 2013 have been successfully fulfilled.

In response to CM's statement the Congress party siad that Siddaramiah was the chief minister of a statement and he could not make such a statement without solid information.

Karnataka will go to polls later this year with the tenure of the current state assembly ending in May.

Five ruled out as West Ham come to town
Ian Wright has predicted in The Sun that West Ham United will win against Huddersfield Town in the Premier League this afternoon . In fact, the tone for much of what followed came in the game's opening goal - which, from a Town perspective, was a total mess.

"Therefore, the chances of winning are very high and I am confident that the party will come back to power again", he said. "That will not work".

Asked about the issue of Hindutva, the chief minister accused the BJP of highlighting "irrelevant issues".

"They (BJP) are following (Hindutva) sans humanity".

"I am also a Hindu, but a humane Hindu". "The BJP has no other issues".

Also, Karnataka polls is the second challenge of Rahul Gandhi, after assuming the post of Congress President, after Gujarat polls and Himachal Pradesh, Though in Gujarat, the Congress lost, Rahul was appreciated for better performance.

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