Mysuru: MP Pratap Simha has appealed Kodava Samaja members to vote for BJP candidates in the May 12 Assembly polls.
Simha who visited Kodava Samaja at Vijayanagar in city yesterday, appealed Kodava voters residing in the city to cast their votes in favour of BJP candidates.
Maintaining that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become one of the tallest global leaders, he listed out the achievements of PM Modi and sought votes for party candidates contesting from the three Assembly segments of the city – KR, NR and Chamaraja.
Accusing the Congress Government of Minority appeasement, he alleged that the Congress had treated Kodavas badly and it was time to vote out Siddharamaiah Government.
Hitting out at the Congress Government for celebrating Tipu Jayanti, he alleged that Tipu was a fanatic who subjected Kodavas to untold misery and said that the Congress Government had not taken any action against the killers of Hindu activists who were murdered brutally.
Chamaraja BJP candidate L. Nagendra and NR candidate Sandesh Swamy accompanied Pratap Simha. Mysuru Kodava Samaja President B.M. Nanaiah, Kodagu BJP leader Gappanna, Hinkal GP Member Subbaiah and others were present.