Mysore, Mar 13 (UNI) As part of preparation for assembly polls, national and state Congress leaders will attend a mega Janandolan programme to be held here on March 16, former Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah said here today.
Speaking to newsmen here today he said that about one lakh party workers are expected to take part in the convention, which would discuss various issues including political situation in the state besides preparing for the state assembly mid-term polls expected to be held in May.
A massive colourfull processions would also be organised on the day in the city, he said.
Mr Prithviraj Chauhan, incharge of party affairs in Karnataka, former Chief Ministers S M Krishna, Veerappa Moily, Dharam Singh, KPCC President Mallikarjuna Kharge and several other leaders including office-bearers of AICC and KPCC would attend the convention, he added.
The event would not just showcase pomp and ostentation but would serve as a platfrom to explain to the people about the failure, mismanagement and corrupt administration of JD (S) and BJP government.
It would also clear all misgivings in the minds of the electorate regarding the strength of Congress which alone could give a stable government, Mr Siddaramaiah said.
Asked about polarisation in Congress with members being labelled as originals and migrants, Mr Siddaramaiah shot back and said all were equal in the party with no individual identities and Congress party would face the elections in a collective leadership with the each one of the workers of the party with same importnace.
Mr Siddaramaiah also announced that AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who has undertaken a nation-wide Discover India tour, would be holding road shows in Mysore and Chamarajanagara districts during the last week of this month.
The dates of visit would be announced by state Youth Congress President Krishnebyregowda shortly.
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