Sriramulu visited the BD Halli Vedavati river bridge construction site after residents complained about the delay in the work.
Sriramulu topped it with a Sunday visit to the Municipal Grounds in Ballari, where the Congress had held a rally the previous day.
Says chief minister will deliver justice to Valmiki community
Manjegowda expressed displeasure that the matter was raised in the previous session but no investigation was ordered though six months have elapsed.
The minister appealed to private bus operators not to exploit customers. KSRTC had recently announced operating 500 additional buses ahead of the Gowri-Ganesha festival.
Sriramulu had said that he and Siddaramaiah criticise each other only politically and have no personal enmity.
Express tried to contact Minister Sriramulu, but he was not available for comments.
Home minister Araga Jnanendra, who was at his hometown Tirtahalli, admitted that the bus was overcrowded as another one scheduled at around the same time was cancelled.
BJP has pitted B Sriramulu against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Badami constituency (Bagalkot district) and this has propelled him to the stature of a state leader. Speaking to The New Indian Expres
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was accorded a traditional welcome by people in more than 100 bullock carts as he arrived in Badami.
The BJP is said to have decided to field B Sriramulu, MP and close aide of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Badami.