Congress ropes in disgruntled BJP leader, strengthens hold on Chitradurga MP seat
2, Mar 2019, 5:56 PM IST
With hardly a few days left for the MP elections, Congress roped in prominent Valmiki, an ST community leader, S Tippeswamy into the Congress fold on Friday.
Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao said that Tippeswamy’s entry will have an impact in Ballari, Raichur and Chitradurga Lok Sabha seats as more number of members belonging to ST communities reside in these reserved segments. At present, Congress is ruling in Chitradurga and Ballari. Gundu Rao said that Tippeswamy has joined the Congress without any conditions and will help us in all possible ways.