The question of who will be the next state Congress president has been sorted, but the logjam over working presidents seems to be delaying the process of the announcement.
Siddaramaiah, despite his cold war with DKS, is said to have credited him with a fiery campaign in Chikkaballapur, Hunsur and KR Pete — all Vokkaliga-dominant constituencies.
Speaking to media persons during his brief stop on the outskirts of the city, he said that, he has never made an attempted to become KPCC president.
Many villagers told TNIE that they only want land and are not asking for money from the government.
A few metres away from the cross is a platform on which a lifesize statue of Christ stands, placed there symbolically before the actual one comes up.
Reacting to the rally, Shivakumar said that BJP is in power, so let them do what they want.
DK Shivakumar was responding to a question on a protest by RSS and BJP leaders in Kanakapura against the construction of the statue.
The local jurisdictional police have pressed into service over 1,000 policemen, including armed police units, to ensure peace.
According to sources, a section of top party leaders from the group of former CM Siddaramaiah is strongly supporting Satish Jarkiholi, trying to project him as a leader of backward classes.
Senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar has been accused of appeasement by the BJP, for helping his constituents put up a statue of Jesus Christ in Harobele village, in Kanakapura.
How can an individual purchase it? Even if Gomala land is given, it can be done only for charity and institutions.
Revenue Minister R Ashok says it is gomala land; govt puts project on hold, BJP leaders slam Congress MLA
On December 25, Shivakumar had laid the foundation at a prayer meet and handed over the title deed for the project.
Before this, the ASG submitted that the statement of Gowramma will be recorded at her residence by the officer not below the rank of Assistant Commissioner of ED.
Since no FIR or chargesheet has been filed against her, Gowramma stated in the petition that the ED has no jurisdiction.