Arun Singh, the Karnataka in-charge of the BJP, is confident that V Somanna and R Ashok would defeat Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar in Varuna and Kanakapura constituencies, respectively.
A day after the Karnataka BJP announced its tickets, Arun Singh spoke to the media and cleared the air surrounding it. the state in-charge of the party told ANI, “BJP has given tickets to 66 new faces for the upcoming Assembly polls. The party will perform well in the polls. There is no anti-incumbency against the BJP government in Karnataka.”
Talking about the upset BJP leaders, who have not got tickets, Arun Sing said, “Not everyone can get an election ticket. Naturally, this causes pain to them. But BJP members work for an ideology with the sentiment of nation first. Every member of the party will unite and work together.”
Meanwhile, Arun Singh spoke about the three factions in the Congress party, which will help the BJP to get victory in the upcoming assembly elections. He also expressed confidence that V Somanna and R Ashok would defeat Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar in Varuna and Kanakapura constituencies, respectively.
“Congress is divided into three factions – Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar and Mallikarjun Kharge. There will be a pitched battle in Congress when election seats are announced. In the last election. V Somanna is very popular in Varuna constituency & it’s certain that Siddaramaiah will certainly lose. R 0Ashok, who is fighting against DK Shivakumar will defeat him,” ANI quoted Arun Singh as saying.
Arun Singh also said that the BJP is the only party, which can do justice to all sections of the society. He said, “If there’s any political party that does social engineering & social justice, it’s the BJP. Our govt in Karnataka has served justice by giving 2% more quota to each Vokkaligas & Lingayat by scraping an unconstitutional 4% quota to Muslims.” A lot is debated over the Amul-Nandini controversy, talking about it, the Karnataka BJP in-charge said, “I give assurance that the brand Nandini will prosper more in Karnataka. We all are in support of this brand. Congress does politics on such small issues: Arun Singh.”