Kumaraswamy admits he was forced to field Nikhil in Mandya
May 20, 2019, 4:37 PM IST
Mysuru: Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said that he fielded his son Nikhil Kumaraswamy out of compulsion in Mandya.
Kumaraswamy stated that the senior leaders in the party had forced him to field Nikhil, without whom the JD(S) wouldn’t have been able to contest in the constituency, he claimed.
The chief minister added that he knew the people of Mandya and so is not worried about allegations that claim he has secret reports that say Nikhil would lose.