Top BJP leaders address serveral rallies today: Karnataka Election 2013

Today BJP increased the tempo for its campaign for the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections by fielding its senior leader for the campaign. BJP’s top brass LK Advani, Sushma Swaraj and Rajnath Singh today held public rallies across Karnataka seeking to give party’s campaign a new impetus. The party is seeking second consecutive term in the upcoming elections. Advani addressed meetings at Ranebennur and Davangere, Rajnath Singh in Chikkodi and M Venkaiah Naidu at Sindhanoor and Gangavathi, whereas Sushma Swaraj addressed meeting at Bangalore.

Adddressing a rally at Renebennur in Haveri district, Advani said the BJP would focus on development if voted to power again. He also said that the party would not tolerate corruption and was ready to make sacrifices to retain its clean image (referring to recent defections from the party).

Senior member and leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, took on ruling UPA and Congress-led government on corruption issue and said that itĀ  shifts the blame on allies whenever it comes under attack for irregularities. She was referring to the events related to the irregularities in 2G spectrum, CWG projects and coal block allocation. She also sought action from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in the rape case of a five-year-girl in the national capital.

In addition other senior leaders from the state wing also addressed rallies in different parts of the state. The prominent appearancesĀ  included rallies by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, General Secretary HN Ananthkumar, state President Prahllad Joshi and former Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda.

BJP is expecting other senior leaders like Narendra Modi to join the campaign later this month.


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One comment on “Top BJP leaders address serveral rallies today: Karnataka Election 2013
  1. L Krishan says:

    I hope and wish that BJP will be able to recover from the loss due to recent defections and corruption issue. Bringing in Modi will possibly help it lift the mood. All the best.

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