Congress party candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy was asked to exit the meeting, many are asking why?
Public Works and Mysuru District In-charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa, Chamarajanagar MP Dhruvanarayana, accompanied by Nanjangud by-poll Congress candidate Kalale Keshavamurthy called on Rajamma, wife of former Minister late M. Mahadev (Benki Mahadev) yesterday.
The trio held talks with Rajamma at her residence and hailed Mahadev for his contributions in public life as Minister and for the development of Nanjangud constituency.
Minister Mahadevappa said that Mahadev had given a new look and put his soul into development of Srikanteshwara temple complex.
Appealing Rajamma to extend her support to the Congress candidate, Mahadevappa said her support and a Congress win would boost the morale of the CM to take up more development works. Kalale Keshavamurthy sought Rajamma’s blessings.
Interestingly, after a few minutes into the meeting, Kalale Keshavamurthy abruptly left the meeting. Sources said that Keshavamurthy was asked to leave the meeting by Mahadevappa and Dhruvanarayana. After Kalale Keshavamurthy exited the meeting, the Minister and the MP spent almost 30 minutes with the family members.
Sreenivasa Prasad says Mahadev’s family will support him
Nanjangud BJP candidate V. Sreenivasa Prasad, along with MLC V. Somanna, MP Pratap Simha and ex-Minister Shivanna called on Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji to seek his blessings yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Sreenivasa Prasad said that said Shobha Karandlaje and Somanna would meet late M. Mahadev’s family members.
He said he will make the best use of the time and BJP cadres to campaign for the next 14 days and clarified he has no political vengeance with Mahadev’s family. “I am confident that Mahadev’s family will support me in the by-poll,” he added.