'...Siddaramaiah, instead of helping the party candidate T B Jaychandra in Sira, focused on defeating the Congress nominee in RR Nagar,' he said.
The thinking is that the old leaders will woo traditional voters, and the turncoats will bring in the new ones and fence-sitters.
State BJP president Nalinkumar Kateel has said that the BJP will win the bypolls in Sira and RR Nagar and also the Legislative Council election from the Graduates constituency.
As a political party, all elections are important for us.
BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel on Tuesday said the Congress is playing cheap political games in the state and country by provoking farmers.
I request everyone who came in touch with me to be careful,” he tweeted Kateel.
Kateel, who completed one year in his post, neatly side-stepped any talk of his ambitions.
BJP State President Nalin Kumar Kateel completes one year as party chief on August 27.
Kateel said the involvement of RSS or its affiliates has never been proved in any court or by any investigating agency.
“Should something like this happen, aggrieved people are free to protest and seek legal action, but they must do it peacefully.
BJP state president Nalin Kumar Kateel has claimed that 15 Congress MLAs are in touch with the saffron party.
It’s nothing but mere media speculation, he said.
A statement from the Raj Bhavan said that the Governor practised solo yoga while the staff practiced yoga on the lawns at 6 am.
The 10 MLAs, including Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, Arvind Bellad, Vedavyas Kamat and Bharat Shetty, are said to have raised their concerns at a closed-door meeting with Kateel on Thursday evening.
The BJP’s social media team put out a series of tweets under the hashtag #FIRPeCharchaWithSonia which were promoted by BJP supporters questioning the Congress’ demand.