As the bypoll campaign rumbled on, former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Wednesday picked a new talking point: Floods in Bengaluru.
JDS president H D Deve Gowda on Monday dissolved the party unit in Kerala and appointed former minister Mathew T Thomas as the new president.
The people of the North East deserve to live in harmony and witness economic progress, he said.
'From recent statements made by those involved in the negotiations it is apparent that distrust has crept in,' Gowda said in a statement.
Gowda told reporters in Hassan that the probe should be headed by a sitting High Court judge, who can be assisted by the Central Crime Branch.
I request people to compulsorily wear masks whenever they step out of their homes,” Gowda added.
Accusing China of committing a heinous act by attacking Indian soldiers, Gowda said there are several questions regarding various decisions and what actually led to the clash in Galwan Valley.
He said he had written three letters to the CM in this regard.
Gowda also welcomed the state government's decision to announce one-week lockdown in Bengaluru starting from July 14.
A statement from the Raj Bhavan said that the Governor practised solo yoga while the staff practiced yoga on the lawns at 6 am.
In a detailed six-point statement, Gowda stressed the need to tone down nationalist rhetoric to ensure that matters are not escalated.
Former Prime Minister and JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda will take a final call on the party candidate for the MLC polls.
Former PM HD Deve Gowda filed his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat on Tuesday, with his party’s 34 seats.
Deve Gowda lost the Lok Sabha elections in 2019 from Tumkur. He had earlier entered the Rajya Sabha in 1996 when he became Prime Minister.
The polls to four RS seats from the state will be held on June 19 and Tuesday is the last date for filing nominations.