CM and I will decide on request to back Dingaleshwar Swami: DKS

Shivakumar said that the party has already announced its candidate for the Dharwad seat and that he will speak to CM Siddaramaiah.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 11, 2024 | 6:30 AMUpdatedApr 11, 2024 | 6:30 AM

DK Shivakumar (X)

Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar on Wednesday, 10 April, did not rule out the possibility of Congress backing Fakira Dingaleshwar Swami of Shirahatti Fakkireshwar Mutt who announced contesting against Union Minister Pralhad Joshi from Dharwad. “Chief Minister and I will discuss it by today or tomorrow”, he said. The seer accused Joshi, a Brahmin, of “suppressing” Veerashaiva-Lingayats and other communities.

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