Seven seats are up for grabs in this region— three are with the saffron party, and the rest with Congress.
Cabinet gives nod; Winter session of legislature to be held for 10 days in Belagavi in Dec
Basavaraj Bommai said the regional imbalance and disparities should also go and all the regions should grow together.
Responding immediately to Arvind Melligeri's request, Union Minister Pralhad Joshi said the demand is not a new one.
Bommai said that the State Government will take steps to accord state festival status to Kittur Utsav.