KUMARASWAMI DENIES ACCUSATION THAT HE IS BJP’S B TEAM

H D Kumaraswami has denied allegations of supporting the BJP, as the party is fielding minority candidates in the bypolls this year. He told a national daily that he or his party is not in favour of anyone.

He lashed out at the allegations, “If we give tickets to Muslims, they accuse us of favouring the BJP. If we give it to OBCs, they say it is against congress and if we field Lungayats, they say it is done to defeat BJP. We are not here in favour of BJP or Congress”, he said, reported the New Indian Express.

He also said he is not worried about a few leaders quitting the party saying that he has alternatives.

Kumaraswami accused Congress of their failure in the previous elections saying the B-team tag helped the BJP win 105 seats in the state.

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