Karnataka polls not about me, Modi trying to distract people: Rahul

Posted May 11, 2018

"Our criticism has been against the Modi government, but there are no personal attacks", Siddaramaiah said.

"I have been travelling around Karnataka for few months now, we all stood together and fought campaign on fundamental issues". We will make sure that all the money of the people that was robbed will be returned.

On Tuesday, Karnataka's BJP tweeted, "Mrs Antonio Mino is coming to Karnataka today to save his last fort from collapse".

He said that in the last five years, the GDP of Karnataka increased from Rs 6,43,292 crore to Rs 9,49,111 crore, recording an eight per cent growth.

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Union minister Prakash Javadekar alleged that Congress candidate and sitting MLA Munirathna Naidu was behind the "racket", which was "exposed" by BJP worker Rakesh. In fact, before the "SANYAS" Yogi Adityanath was Ajay Bist. I am not going to be distracted by him. Meanwhile, after leaving his election program in the middle, he returned back to the UP.

"Modi has anger inside him".

The Karnataka elections are not a two-way contest.

"That depends on how the Congress performs. if it emerges as the biggest party - yes", Rahul said, replying to a question on whether he would become the prime minister.

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Rahul had said two days ago that he was ready to occupy the prime minister's post if his party wins the most seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, making known his ambition for the top executive post. Why should there be so much burnout in BJP'S team? He further elaborated that Congress is being zipped into a regional party.

"We kept asking the Prime Minister whether he had followed due procedure before altering the deal, but neither did he respond nor did he allow us to raise these issues in Parliament", the Congress leader added.

"They speak about changing the Constitution, let them try and touch it if they have the guts", Gandhi said.

The regional political parties will also put every effort to mark their place among the voters. If an opposition front is to be cobbled together to take on BJP in general elections, the question of who will lead it will inevitably come up. "Whatever the decision is taken, we will support it". Nor they have any thinking like supporting Deve Gowda in 1996 and later Indra Kumar Gujral. This is the first time that Congress president Rahul Gandhi has explicitly expressed interest in joining the political executive if elected to power. It has already firmed up an alliance with BSP and the AIMIM and hopes to form a government on its own. "Congress is raising Dalit issues, [because] that's our job".

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