Rural rot: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah flanked by Minister for Rural Devlopment and Panchayat Raj H.K. Patil (right) and Dharmadhikari of Dharmasthala Veerendra Heggade at a conference in Bangalore on Tuesday. — Photo: Bhagya Prakash K.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said candidates contesting gram panchayat elections lure voters with money and “recover” expenditure by siphoning off funds. Page 4