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Kiran campaigns in Karnataka

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Does a tour of four Assembly constituencies for party nominees

Big welcome:Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy campaigning with Congress candidate Ramesh in C.V. Raman Nagar in Bengaluru on Tuesday.– Photo: Special Correspondent
Big welcome:Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy campaigning with Congress candidate Ramesh in C.V. Raman Nagar in Bengaluru on Tuesday.– Photo: Special Correspondent

Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and his Cabinet colleagues – N. Raghuveera Reddy and other State Congress leaders undertook a whirlwind tour of four Assembly constituencies in Karnataka to campaign for party nominees.

Mr. Reddy, on arrival at the Bengaluru airport, was accorded a warm welcome by party leaders. He proceeded to address the election meeting at C.V. Raman Nagar in Bengaluru along with party candidate Ramesh. Later, he proceeded to Anekal segment to campaign for Shivanna, the Congress nominee. Similarly, he shared the election campaign with Jayanagar Congress candidate Venugopal and Basavanagudi nominee Chandrasekhar.

During his campaign to woo the Telugu-speaking people in Karnataka, the Chief Minister said that Congress alone could ensure nation’s integrity and all round development. He said that while the Congress was concerned about the welfare of people, BJP was steeped in corruption. He urged voters to give a thumping mandate for the Congress party to rule Karnakata.

Highlighting the welfare measures in Andhra Pradesh, he said his government was able to cater to the needs of all sections. He said once the Congress party was voted to power in Karnataka, it was gearing up to supply rice at one rupee a kilogram. It would also extend zero-interest loans to farmers.

Minister T.G. Venkatesh, MLC M. Ranga Reddy, AICC secretary Ponguleti Sudhakar Reddy and Mahila Congress chief Ganga Bhavani also participated.


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