Bangalore, Apr 27 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today launched its election campaign in Karnataka, with several national leaders led by star campaigner Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi attacking UPA government at the Centre for its failure to curb the prices of essential commodities.
Mr Modi, who addressed election rallies in differant places in the coastal regions said the UPA government was shedding crocodile tears towards the poor though it came to power with 'Aam Adami Ke Sath' slogan. ''On the contrary, it was addressing the problems of the rich people in the country,'' he added.
Senior party leaders including Sushma Swaraj, Venkaiah Naidu and Chief Ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa also addressed election campaigns at different places, which are going to the first phase of polls on May 10.
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