Janata Dal (Secular) leaders have come down closely on former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for his feedback on the JD(S) and its chief H.D. Kumaraswamy. Former Minister H.D. Revanna and social gathering State president H.Okay. Kumaraswamy have criticised the Congress chief and mentioned it was the Congress which sought the JD(S) assist to kind the coalition authorities in Karnataka.
Mr. Revanna, at a press convention in Hassan on Monday, mentioned the folks of the State would educate a lesson to the Congress for the feedback made by the previous Chief Minister. “Both the national parties are afraid of the JD(S). The whole State knows who asked H.D. Kumaraswamy to accept the Chief Minister’s post. We never went to their doorsteps seeking an opportunity to form the government.”
Reacting to Mr. Siddaramaiah’s feedback on Mr. Kumaraswamy, Mr. Revanna mentioned, “Mr. Kumaraswamy weeps when he meets poor people. Our national president Deve Gowda also responds emotionally whenever he is upset with the way the developments are happening all around. Ours is a party with poor people of the land”, he mentioned.
Regarding the CBI raids on KPCC president D.Okay .Shivakumar, Mr. Revanna mentioned throughout the Lok Sabha polls, the raids had been performed on leaders of the JD(S) and the Congress. “The raids were all politically motivated. I appeal to the Prime Minister to conduct raids on all leaders, irrespective of the party they belong to”, he mentioned.
Earlier within the day Mr. H.Okay.Kumaraswamy, in a separate press convention, mentioned “Mr. Siddaramaiah should stop making such allegations against the JD(S). Though Mr. Kumaraswamy was the Chief Minister, it was the Congress which ruled the State. We were never sat on their shoulder to rule the State. They took the support of our shoulder to rule.”
Referring to Mr. Siddaramaiah’s feedback on Mr. H.D. Kumaraswamy’s tearful, emotional speeches, the social gathering president mentioned, “Our leader is a kind-hearted man. He responds to problems of poor people emotionally. But, Mr. Siddaramaiah does not understand the feelings of the poor”.
The JD(S) chief exuded confidence that his social gathering would win the by-polls.