Ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections in Karnataka, Congress leaders are getting ready to start the spadework, with surveys at the local and constituency level.
He claimed that the victory of Madhu Madegowda in the South Graduates’ seat and Praksh Hukkeri from the North West Teachers’ constituency has set a trend in favour of Congress.
Karnataka, which has been a witness to several protests from hijab row to revision of textbooks over the last few months, has seen a new addition -- chaddi protest.
Khader was addressing a press conference at Congress office in Mangaluru.
In the run-up to the 2023 Assembly elections, the AAP is trying to expand its base in the state by approaching senior Congress and JDS leaders.
Education Minister BC Nagesh on Tuesday hit out at the Congress for blaming the ruling BJP state government for saffronising textbooks.
Within hours, Madhwarj joined the BJP in the presence of party state chief and Dakshina Kannada MP Nalin Kumar Kateel and Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru.
The former Karnataka Chief Minister asserted that his party would contest independently in the Assembly and has set a target of winning at least 123 seats in the 225-member Assembly.
Amid speculation about early elections in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will hold back-to-back meetings with the state party leaders on Friday.
Shivakumar demanded that the Karnataka government protect people by providing subsidies.
The BJP cannot succeed in whatever strategy it has to play as the Congress will come to power in 2023.
‘’The party has bitten the dust due to its vote bank politics,’’ she told reporters here before heading to Karkala to participate in the Karkala Utsav.
Close educational institutions for a week: Congress as hijab row spirals out of control in Karnataka
His remarks drew flak from home minister, Araga Jnanendra, who termed it as a false and provocative statement, and said that the National Flag wasn’t brought down as he alleged.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the opposition Congress were engaged in a political slugfest over the ongoing hijab row that has spread to more colleges in coastal Karnataka.
The petition was filed by defeated BJP candidate D K Sidram.