TUMKUR: Eight Tigala leaders of Tumkur district left the Congress and joined the BJP on Saturday. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa admitted them into the party in Bangalore. The eight leaders are J.C. Lokesh Babu, Bandi Rajanna, Huchche Gowda, Junjanna, Shivakumar, Janardhan, Hanumantharaju, and T.V. Ramu. — Staff Correspondent

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