Prajwal says he will quit Hassan seat to make way for grandpa

Prajwal says he will quit Hassan seat to make way for grandpa

May 24, 2019

Hassan: Hassan is the only constituency that the JD(S) has won in Karnataka. However the candidate who won — H.D. Deve Gowda’s grandson Prajwal Revanna — has now claimed he wants to step down from his Parliamentarian post despite his massive victory, saying he had no reason to rejoice as the election brought a crushing defeat for 87-year-old Deve Gowda.

Deve Gowda suffered a massive defeat against BJP’s G.S. Basavaraj in Tumakuru. Prajwal Revanna said this morning that he has decided to step down from his Parliamentarian post and vacate the seat for his grandfather.

“My grandfather made so many sacrifices for the people of Karnataka. The party workers and I, we cannot bear the loss. He is the backbone of our  party. I have decided to vacate the seat for him and resign. We will celebrate after he wins,” Prajwal Revanna told reporters.

Prajwal said that he has no reason to rejoice until he sees his grandfather back in power. He also held talks with JD(S) party workers in Hassan and pleaded with the defeated cadre to work once more for Deve Gowda.

“I have only one request for the party workers. Deve Gowda has to come back to power.  He was meant to serve the people. In order to reinstate the gap left by his defeat and in order to build confidence in our party workers, I have made this decision. We will have reason to celebrate once he wins, until then I request them to support my decision,” he added.

However, no official call has been taken by the party in this regard, so far. Prajwal Revanna said he will go to Bengaluru and hold talks with his grandfather and his CM uncle H.D. Kumaraswamy regarding his decision to resign.

“I am leaving for Bengaluru. I will try to convince my grandfather that it’s the people’s choice that he contest from Hassan. I want him to win,” he added. It is entirely likely that this is just emotional talk and Prajwal will continue to represent Hassan, political observers said.

7 COMMENTS ON THIS POST To “Prajwal says he will quit Hassan seat to make way for grandpa”

  1. ankeatas says:

    Again drama like Nikhil Ellidhiayappa, He wants to resign telling to Media like this.. Heyy go resign if you have so much affection on your Thatha
    Mudiya’ s plans on Kuttumba Rajhkiya should be washed out. Shameless family..!

  2. Boregowda says:

    So the Gowda and Sons saga will go on…… God help the hapless people of Hassan and Karnataka

  3. Invincible says:

    Let the old man stand in his seat? Typical Gowda sentiment. This Deve Gowda represents is what is wrong in Karnataka and India. He is 87, and let him enjoy his last days eating ragi mudde and staying in his hut!

  4. elizabeth shanthini says:

    let prajawal resign, but please make sure deva gowda should not win, is this some play that some unnecessary reelection should be done, who ever was in the second lead should be declared a winner, no more election in hassan. studip family wants to spend tax payers money. people of hassan and karnataka is not going to loose anything from his resigning.

  5. manava says:

    I agree. This is an outrageous act. The EC should not allow this, and declare whoever came second as the winner and close this process.

  6. Syed says:

    *_ಪ್ರಜ್ವಲ್ ರೇವಣ್ಣ ರಾಜಿನಾಮೆ ಹಿಂದಿನ ಅಸಲಿ ಮುಖ_*👇🏽

    _ನಾಮಪತ್ರ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸುವ ವೇಳೆ ಸುಳ್ಳು ಮಾಹಿತಿ ನೀಡಿದ ಆರೋಪದಲ್ಲಿ ಪ್ರಜ್ವಲ್ ರೇವಣ್ಣ ಅಮಾನತು ಆಗುವ ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆ ದಟ್ಟವಾಗುತ್ತ ಇದ್ದಂತೆ ರಾಜಿನಾಮೆ ನಾಟಕ ಆಡುವ ಈ ನಾಕಟ ಕಂಪನಿಯ ಅಸಲಿ ಮುಖ ಇಡಿ ರಾಜ್ಯಕ್ಕೆ ಗೊತ್ತಾಗಲಿ_

    *_ಚುನಾವಣಾ ಆಯೋಗದ ತೀರ್ಪು ಬರುವ ವರೆಗೂ ಪ್ರಜ್ವಲ್ ರೇವಣ್ಣ ರಾಜಿನಾಮೆ ಅಂಗೀಕಾರ ಮಾಡಬಾರದು. ಆದಷ್ಟು ಇದನ್ನು ಷೇರ್ ಮಾಡಿ. ಸತ್ಯ ಇಡಿ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕಕ್ಕೆ ತಿಳಿಯಲಿ._*

  7. CITIZEN says:

    This is misusing the spirit of democracy. Should not be allowed to make the electoral field a childrens games field. Electiom Commission should impose penalties/recover the expenses and punish as per law. This measure should be a deterrant to the irresponsible, selfish and greedy politicians Eventually if the resignation does take place, declare the runner-up candidate as the winner. If it is not possible and if bye-election is held, voters of Hassan should become aware and intelligent and ensure that the grand plan fails.


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