'Happy with state politics, not contesting LS polls'

'Happy with state politics, not contesting LS polls'

Speaking to media persons at Hubballi Airport here, he said the party high command would not ask him to contest the elections. I am happy with state politics and will continue here.

Former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that he would not contest from any seats of Karnataka during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Speaking to media persons at Hubballi Airport here, he said the party high command would not ask him to contest the elections. I am happy with state politics and will continue here.

Replying to a query on seat sharing between JD(S) and Congress, he said the coalition partners will contest the elections together and so far there has been no decision taken regarding seat sharing. Winnability will be the only criteria for seat sharing. JD(S) has been seeking for a 2:1 ratio as it did while sharing cabinet posts.

KPCC President Dinesh Gundu Rao, DyCm Parmeshwara, HD Revanna, Vishwanath will hold a meeting today to discuss the seat-sharing for the first time. I am sure they will to a decision soon, he said.

On SIT

Siddaramaiah said that the decision to form a SIT regarding audio gate involving BJP president BS Yeddyurappa is with the chief minister and home minister. I have no role to play in this.

"How can anyone hit two birds in one stone, "he replied to a query and added that the opposition is opposing the SIT just for the sake of it.