Bangalore, Mar 9 (UNI) With the Karnataka Assembly elections round the corner, former Chief Minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy will embark on a 20-day whirlwind tour in the state from tomorrow.
Mr Kumaraswamy had fully recovered from a heart surgery, which he underwent recently and would tour as many as 23 districts during his 'Jaithra Yatra'.
The popularity of Mr Kumaraswamy would be put to test during the campaign trail after he drew flak from different quarters for ''betraying'' the BJP after 'enjoying' power with the latter's support for 20 months.
During his campaign, he is likely to highlight his government's popular schemes including farm loan waiver, ban on lotteries and arrack, 'village stay' and 'Janatha Darshan' programmes.
The 'yatra' is intended to galvanise the party, which had been hit by the desertion of prominent leaders, including former Deputy Chief Ministers Siddaramaiah and M P Prakash and former Minister G T Deve Gowda.
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