Electioneering has gained momentum in Mandya district on Friday with political heavyweights, including the former External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, holding rallies.

Mr. Krishna, who has a stronghold in Mandya, campaigned for Congress candidate Madhu. G. Madegowda, who is contesting from Maddur Assembly constituency.

He attended a meeting held near the Madduramma Temple in Maddur.

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