Hunsur: Stating that the JD(S)-Congress would launch a joint campaign for Mysuru-Kodagu LS seat Congress Candidate C.H. Vijayshankar, State JD(S) President A.H. Vishwanath has expressed confidence that Vijayshankar would win.
Addressing a press meet at Hunsur on Thursday, Vishwanath said District Minister G.T. Devegowda, Kodagu District Minister S.R. Mahesh, former CM Siddharamaiah, MLA Tanveer Sait, leaders G. Vijaya, Ganesh, MLC Veena Achaiah, former MLAs H.P. Manjunath, K. Venkatesh, MLA Mahadeva and other JD(S) and Congress leaders will launch the joint campaign on Apr. 1.
Giving a brief on the campaign, Vishwanath said at the poll rallies, the JD(S) and Congress leaders will highlight the failures of Narendra Modi government and the achievements of the State coalition government.
Replying to a query on whether himself (Vishwanath) and Mysuru District Minister G.T. Devegowda have been sidelined in the district in favour of Tourism Minister S.R. Mahesh, he said that G.T. Devegowda will lead the election campaign in Mysuru and S.R. Mahesh in Kodagu.
Expressing confidence that the coalition partners would win at least 20 Lok Sabha seat in the State, Vishwanath reiterated that C.H. Vijayashankar will triumph in the LS polls.
Leaders Shivakumar, H.Y. Mahadevu, H.M. Fazlullah, Mohammed Peer and others were present at the press meet.