KARNATAKA

Kheny criticised for campaigning

Staff Correspondent

HASSAN: The president of the district unit of the Janata Dal (S) and former MP H.K. Javare Gowda has criticised the Managing Director of the Nandi Infrastructure Corridor Enterprise (NICE), Ashok Kheny, for campaigning in Holenarsipur.

In a hurriedly convened press conference here on Thursday, Mr. Javare Gowda along with the Janata Dal (S) candidate in Hassan H.S. Prakash criticised the Congress sending Mr. Kheny to campaign in Holenarsipur.

H.D. Revanna who was scheduled to address the press did not turn up as he was busy campaigning.

Mr. Kheny campaigned in Holenarsipur on Thursday for Congress candidate S.G. Anupama who is contesting against Mr. Revanna. He appealed to the people to reject regional parties.

Mr. Javare Gowda said that Mr. Kheny had selected Holenarsipur because Mr. Revanna was contesting there.

Mr. Javare Gowda wanted to know why Mr. Kheny did not opt forcampaigning in Hassan or in any other constituency.

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