Chouhan plans to forge alliance with like-minded parties

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Mysore, Oct 25 (UNI) Union Minister and AICC General Secretary Prithiviraj Chouhan today indicated that the Congress party would make alliance with like-minded secular parties for the Karnataka assembly by-elections in the coming days.

Speaking to newspersons here he said that the Congress party's main aim was to defeat the communal forces in the state which have failed to give a good governance to the people.

Stating that the Congress party has been consulting with the party's leadership for the alliance and no final decision has been taken he said that the party leadership will soon come out with clear stratagies to face the ruling party BJP in the eight assembly by-elections which was necessiatated following the elected MLAs resigning to join BJP as part of Operation Lotus.

Referring to the much-talked alliance with Janata Dal(S) party in the coming by-elections, he said that at the momont there was no such move.

He admitted that the party has lost the last elections in the assembly under his leadership, however, there are various reasons to for party's defeat and corrective measure would be the solution for this.

Now the party is on a right direction to go ahead in Karnataka to strengthen the party to dethrown the communal forces, he said.

Referring to the former Deputy Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramiah's has not been given keen posts in the party, Mr Chouhan said that he was a senior leader in the party and it would utilise his serivces at the right time.

The KPCC would be revamped shortly and all the party leaders would be utilised in the coming days to strengthen the party to recapture power in the state, he said.

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