JD(S) likely to tie-up with Congress in assembly bypolls

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Mysore, Aug 10 (UNI) Former Karnataka Chief Minister and Janata Dal (Secular)JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy today hinted at his party having an understanding with Congress in the coming byelections to six Assembly seats in the State.

Talking to newspersons at Saligrama in K R Nagara, Mr Kumaraswamy said he would leave for New Delhi and hold talks with AICC General Secretary incharge of Karnataka Prithviraj Chavan and has also sought appointment with Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi.

Referring to JD(S) legislators joining BJP recently, he said ''let the Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa come out with details as to what sort of the development works taken up by those, who joined the BJP.'' Mr Kumaraswamy said the JD(S) in the State would be revamped by inducting young blood and build the party to fight against communal parties.

The byelection for Assembly seats were due, as the legislators, including two from JD(S) and four from Congress resigned and joined the BJP.


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