Monday 21 April 2014
News updated at 2:54 PM IST
Weather
Max: 35.5°C
Min : 23.4°C
In Bangalore
Partially cloudy

Minor hiccups greet Krishna during his visit to Mandya

Maddur (Mandya), April 26, 2013:

 Former Union Minister and Congress leader S M Krishna who set foot into Mandya district for the first time after the party was bogged down by the many controversies, was in for a little bit of a surprise. The former chief minister who campaigned for party candidates Suresh Gowda (Nagamangala) and Madhu Madegowda (Maddur) on Friday was supposed to address a public gathering at 10.30 am in Maddur.

The local leaders however were unable to gather a sizeable crowd in the morning. Only about 200 odd people were seen at the venue, forcing Krishna to head to Koppa, bordering Nagamangala and Maddur.

By noon however, the party salvaged the situation, and had ensured that there were about 2,000 people to listen to Krishna speak.


Krishna termed the BJP government as the most corrupt  government in the history of Karnataka and urged people not to elect the party in future. 

Noting that other political parties who are in fear of defeat might be distributing freebies to lure voters, he urged election commission monitor such activities.

He appealed to people to vote for G Madegowda and youth leader Madhu G Madegowda for development of the constituencies. Krishna also requested his brother’s son Gurucharan to support the duo.

The leader later campaigned for the party candidate in K R Pet.
DH News Service

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Spanish bullfighter Curro Diaz performs with a Gavira ranch fighting bull during a bullfight ...

Spanish bullfighter Curro Diaz performs with a Gavira ranch fighting bull during a bullfight ...

Dressed for the occasion, Michelle White poses for photographs as she makes her way along ...

Dressed for the occasion, Michelle White poses for photographs as she makes her way along ...

Dressed for the occasion, a dance group from Rolling Meadows High School in Rolling Meadows ...

Dressed for the occasion, a dance group from Rolling Meadows High School in Rolling Meadows ...

Dressed for the occasion, Ella Morton, right, and others pose for photographs along New York's ...

Dressed for the occasion, Ella Morton, right, and others pose for photographs along New York's ...

Trent Morrow of Sydney, Australia, also know as “Marathon Man” laughs as Andrea Olivo ...

Trent Morrow of Sydney, Australia, also know as “Marathon Man” laughs as Andrea Olivo ...

Ron McCracken of Dallas pays his respects at a makeshift memorial honoring to the victims ...

Ron McCracken of Dallas pays his respects at a makeshift memorial honoring to the victims ...

A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken ferry Sewol prays as she waita for her missing loved ...

A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken ferry Sewol prays as she waita for her missing loved ...

In this April 12, 2014 photo, a man walks past a building that collapsed due to the heavy ...

In this April 12, 2014 photo, a man walks past a building that collapsed due to the heavy ...

In this April 12, 2014 photo, children play soccer near a colonial building in Havana, Cuba.

In this April 12, 2014 photo, children play soccer near a colonial building in Havana, Cuba.

Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol wait for news on their missing loved ones ...

Relatives of passengers aboard the sunken ferry Sewol wait for news on their missing loved ones ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523