With Assembly elections about 15 months away, the party is working hard to strengthen its structure and will appoint a core committee to deal with day-to-day functioning and challenges, if any.
This will be his fifth visit since he took over as chief minister on July 26. Bommai completed 100 days in office on Wednesday.
Cong’s Mane wins Hanagal, BJP’s Bhusanur secures Sindagi; Results also raise questions over JDS’ political relevance
The bypoll result may not be an indicator for future elections, but is certainly a wake-up call for the BJP ahead of a series of elections, leading up to the 2023 assembly elections.
The win in Hanagal comes as a ray of hope for the Congress, which has lost 17 of the 21 constituencies where bypolls were held, since the BJP came to power in 2019.
Hanagal and Sindagi assembly segments went to polls on Saturday and the results were announced on Tuesday
Congress candidate Srinivas Mane won the Hangal bypoll defeating BJP's Shivaraj Sajjanar. Hangal is in Chief Minister Bommai's home district Haveri.
Winning candidate Srinivas Mane said money power lost as Congress leaders put a lot of effort to counter the tricks of the BJP government to win the poll.
BJP candidate Ramesh Bhusanur and JD(S) candidate Naziya Shakeel Ahmed Angadi have already arrived at the counting center.
The combined turnout, however, was an estimated 6% higher than the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, leading political pundits to speculate which party would benefit by this.
In Hanagal, a battle closely watched as it is in Haveri— the home district of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai— 263 polling stations have been set up.
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'As far as I know, a lot of money is being spent, the information that has spread there (constituencies) is that Rs 2,000 is being paid per vote,' Siddaramaiah said.
The Bharatiya Janata Party will have to come up with something spectacular for an assured win in Hanagal and Sindagi, where the ground report is none too encouraging.