The BJP today accused the Congress of playing "communal card" in the poll-bound Karnataka to woo Muslim voters and claimed the state's chief electoral officer was not acting on its complaints, with a delegation of Union ministers moving the Election Commission demanding action against opposition leaders. The poll results will be out three days later on May 15.
"Lashing out towards the detractors of Bharatiya Janata Party dubbing it as a party of Banias and Brahmins, Narendra Modi today said it was a testimony that the BJP was above caste and religion as a tea seller like him belonging to other backward class community had become the Prime Minister".
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Modi lauded the efforts of BJP workers and citizens whose resistance, he said, forced Congress to drop the project.
The state goes to polls on May 12. "They are showing no concern for the city's needs", the Prime Minister said. He rubbished pollsters' predictions about a hung assembly and asserted that the BJP would form a government on its own. He said the Congress government wanted to build a steel bridge in Bengaluru, but in reality, it was a "steal bridge".
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When asked whether the JD (S) will back Congress "minus Siddharamaiah" as candidate for Chief Minister, Gowda said: "There is no question of aligning with anybody in case of fractured mandate". The two political heavyweights addressed a number of rallies in the state. "The Karnataka BJP has made false, baseless, unfounded and unsubstantiated allegations using cutouts, shadow images and likeness of Shri Rahul Gandhi, President, INC &Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah being fully aware that the MCC was in force".
He said he had conveyed his blessings to the Third Front and had indicated that he could not be an active partner in view of the age factor. Deve Gowda is among the tallest leaders of the country. "But as soon as Siddharamaiah became the CM, he got my photo removed", Gowda revealed.
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