Karnataka: Rahul questions Modi's silence on BJP ticket for Reddy brothers

Karnataka: Rahul questions Modi's silence on BJP ticket for Reddy brothers

"Should our soldiers be carrying cameras along with guns with them to collect proofs?", the PM asked, adding that the Congress has insulted Field Marshal K M Cariappa and other soldiers also in the past. "No reply from PM". He wondered if PM Modi could similarly speak about the achievements of BS Yeddyurrapa's regime.

The PM also said in Karnataka the Congress has let down the Dalits by not choosing someone from the community as its Chief Ministerial candidate. PM Modi will address public meetings at Sirsi, Sagar, Balehonnur, Belur and Honnalli On May 3.

Reiterating that Congress doesn't respect the sacrifices of the country's soldiers, Modi said: " When our soldiers carried out surgical strikes, the Congress party questioned them.

The Prime Minister urged the people of Karnataka to "fulfil the dream" of Mahatma Gandhi, who "wanted to disband the Congress".

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"No MSP+50%, for Karnataka farmers".

"But one family in the Congress loses its sleep whenever Sardar Patel's name crops up", he said.

"The people of Karnataka are well aware of Yeddyurappa's commitment to farmers".

With Karnataka election Approaching fast, the political equations changing so quickly and dynamically in Karnataka.

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With this background, it seems BJP and Congress both understood support of jds will be crucial to form the government.

The elections in Karnataka will take place on 12th May and the result will be declared on the 15th.

After tasting success with his temple visits in Gujarat - the Congress was a close-second in a State that has been a saffron citadel - Rahul's itinerary in coastal Karnataka included visits to places of religious importance. "Like a true son of the soil, BSY has promised to waive all farm loans after forming govt If not for apathy, what stopped your govt from waiving all loans?"

After the strikes, one Congress leader had called Army chief General Bipin Rawat a "gunda [thug]", Modi alleged.

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The Congress has chosen to concentrate its attack on Bellary's Reddy brothers, who are accused in the iron ore mining scam, to mar Prime Minister Narendra Modi's image of an anti-corruption crusader in Karnataka.

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