Cong will act against Mandya rebels: DyCM

Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara. (DH File Photo)

Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara on Wednesday said disciplinary committee of the Congress will look into the rebel party leaders holding a dinner meeting with Sumalatha, who contested as an Independent candidate in Mandya parliamentary constituency recently.

“The committee will obtain reports from the Mandya unit of the party in this regard and will recommend appropriate measures. The party
will take action against based on the report,” he told reporters.

N Chaluvarayaswamy and P M Narendraswamy (both former ministers), former legislator H C Balakrishna, Ravi Ganiga and Malavalli Shivanna are among the prominent Congress leaders who attended the dinner hosted by Sumalatha at a star hotel in Bengaluru on Tuesday.

He also said none of the party leaders who lost the 2018 Assembly elections in Mandya had campaigned in Lok Sabha polls. They had remained away from the elections, he added.

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