A good show in the last few polls, including the Legislative Council polls from the Teachers and Graduates constituencies, has helped boost the morale of Congress leaders.
Some top Congress leaders are eyeing Assembly segments where they have brighter prospects of winning in the 2023 Assembly polls.
AICC general secretaries Randeep Singh Surjewala and K C Venugopal were preset at the meeting for three hours on Tuesday.
The focus areas are Mandya, Bengaluru Rural, Ramanagara, Kolar, Hassan, Mysuru and Chikkaballapuru districts, where the party seeks to make a bigger impact.
Senior JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday said that he will accord OBC status to the Kunchatiga Vokkaliga community members if he becomes the next chief minister.
Launching a slew of development projects, he presented a progress card of the governments at a mammoth rally of beneficiaries of various schemes at Maharaja’s College Grounds.
PM Narendra Modi on Monday gave a much-needed impetus for infrastructure development in Karnataka by launching projects worth over Rs 33,000 crore.
Sources said he is unlikely to contest the 2023 Assembly polls, but his son Sharath, an entrepreneur, is likely to take a political plunge.
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.
But he refused to say how many MLAs will support the second Congress candidate and added that they will get votes from disgruntled members of both parties.
Withdrawing the Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats to safeguard the interests of farmers will also be part of the Congress declaration.
Before joining Congress, Siddaramaiah held Ahinda conventions in 2005-06.
Speaking about organisational changes, DK Shivakumar said by June 25, elections would be held to form new committees starting from the booth-level.
Siddaramaiah felt that the Congress should come to power not just for its own sake but to safeguard people from the BJP.
In a viral video message, she said this is not for the first time, but the third instance, where women’s representation in the Council is ignored.