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Grandson of Deve Gowda apologises after accusing JD(S) leaders of corruption

Revanna had said the party is plagued by a "suitcase culture", a comment that shocked many including members of the Deve Gowda family. 

Published: 09th July 2017 06:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2017 06:40 PM   |  A+A-

Prajwal Revanna (File Photo | EPS/Nagesh Polali)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Prajwal Revanna, grandson of senior Janata Dal(S) leader HD Deve Gowda, has apologised after accusing the party leaders of corruption in allotting party tickets. 

On July 7, Revanna said the party is plagued by a "suitcase culture", a comment that shocked many including members of the Deve Gowda family. 

"Prajwal has apologised to me for his comments that suitcase culture prevails in the party. He has confessed his mistake and is repenting it. I have asked him to apologise to his uncle HD Kumaraswamy. Prajwal has agreed to do that once Kumaraswamy, who is in Singapore for health check up, returns to the city," Deve Gowda told reporters in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Gowda said Prajwal has realised how much his comment his statement has damaged the party morale. "He has caused immense pain to me and Kumaraswamy. Even Prajwal's father HD Revanna has admonished his son," Gowda said. Expressing his eagerness to resolve the issue, he added, "Now I wish to see a happy ending to this." 



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