New Delhi, Feb 22 (UNI) Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy who chose to defy the official line of Janata Dal (Secular) in joining hands with the BJP to form a coalition in the state was seen with his brother H D Revanna for the first time since then at the meeting with Fertilisers and Chemicals Minister Ram Vilas Paswan here today.
The brothers had chosen to follow different political paths after the formation of the JD(S)-BJP coalition government early this month.
Mr Revanna, a minister in the previous Dharam Singh-led government had preferred to toe the official party line and has not joined the new Council of Ministers.
He had abstained during the vote of confidence of the Kumaraswamy government.
When a newsperson remarked on their presence together, they said, ''We may differ politically, but when it comes to development we both are together.'' UNI MCN LR BD1513