Former PM and JDS patriarch H D Deve Gowda was hospitalised on Wednesday after developing Covid-19-like symptoms.
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Thursday expressed concern over the alleged assault on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Determined to stop Tamil Nadu from going ahead with its proposed project to utilise 45 tmcft of surplus Cauvery water, Karnataka has decided to fight out the matter legally and politically.
JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Thursday said that senior party leaders G T Devegowda and Anand Asnotikar have not quit the party and that he has been in frequent touch with them.
The former Prime Minister said he will completely involve himself towards organizing or building the party for 2023 assembly polls.
The 87-year-old JDS supremo thanked the senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir for his friendship and camaraderie over the years.
He extended dignity to this whole debate and even praised the government for its good work.
He highlighted that the farm laws were a State subject and the Centre should have sought State’s concurrence first.
Addressing a press conference, he said that it would be better to raise these issues in the state assembly which is scheduled to convene in the next few days.
I was born as a poor farmer’s son and have never let down farming communities in my political life.
The JDS leader also asked party workers to take up a membership drive in all taluks.
Former PM and JDS national president H D Deve Gowda launched a scathing attack on the Congress, but restrained himself from criticising the BJP, during a media interaction on Saturday.
Lending credence to speculation that he could be back in the JDS, Congress MLC C M Ibrahim on Monday met JDS national president HD Deve Gowda at his residence.
“The cost of vaccines should be affordable. For the economically vulnerable, the government should even consider giving it free,” he said.
The farmers are demanding repeal of the new farm laws which deregulate the sale of farm produce and claim it will lead to dismantling of the (MSP) system.