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Challakere MLA Raghu Murthy has been asked to co-ordinate with Shivakumar to ensure smooth campaigning in Kudligi.
He added that only Eshwar Khandre and Shamanoor Shivashankarappa had objected to the separate Lingayat religion proposal.
Jarkiholi expressed confidence that Ugrappa would win the by-election against the BJP. “The fact that he is an outsider will not be an issue.
The Jarkiholi brothers are said to be upset about the alleged meddling by Major Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar in Belagavi politics.
According to sources close to the Jarkiholis, the brothers are extremely upset over the latest political development and Ramesh is keen to quit the party along with several other legislators.
For now, the Congress may have succeeded in painting a picture of all being well, analysts believe that the repercussions of the Belagavi PLD bank polls will be felt at a later stage.
The Jarkiholi brothers had locked horns with Hebbalkar in the PLD Bank polls only because she was bent upon making Bapugouda as its chairman.
Ramesh Jarkiholi is said to have prepared firm ground to quit the party and ensure that his family continues to dominate Belagavi politics.
Announcing that his brother Satish will take a final call on Friday, Municipal Administration Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi said he will abide by whatever decision he takes.
Analysts believe that the party will succumb to pressure from the Jarkiholi brothers keeping in mind the Lok Sabha polls.
Minister D K Shivakumar’s support to Hebbalkar at a recent Congress party meeting in Bengaluru further irked the Jarkiholi brothers.
At her office in Belagavi on Tuesday, Hebbalkar said, she always believed in the democratic principles of the Congress party and that she would not wish to see party's image getting sabotaged.
As the number of Congress candidates contesting Gokak TMC polls was large this time, the party could not give B-forms to them.
The Election Commission (EC) has registered a voter bribery case against District In-charge Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, at Gokak on Tuesday.
I-T officials had, from the duo, unearthed undisclosed assets worth Rs 162 crore and seized Rs 41 lakh in cash, besides over 12kg in gold and jewellery.