Bengaluru: Senior Congress leader and former MP A.H. Vishwanath, today joined JD(S) along with his followers at a function organised at J.P. Bhavan in Bengaluru.
JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda and party State President H.D. Kumaraswamy inducted Vishwanath into the party by presenting him with the party flag.
About 10 Congress members and followers of Vishwanath from Mysuru and Kodagu districts also joined the JD(S).
Speaking after being inducted into the JD(S), Vishwanath said that he would fight for the rights of the people and work under the guidance of H.D. Deve Gowda by touring the State to strengthen the party. He said “Though I have changed the party, my agenda remains the same.”
Former MLA Basavaraj, Prof. Govindaiah and other leaders were present.