Karnataka Home Minister, Ramalinga Reddy has equated the words of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Chinese goods. He said that the PM is lying and like Chinese goods there is no warranty or guarantee for what he says.
He said that the crime rate in the BJP ruled states such as Uttar Pradesh is higher compared to Karnataka. How they can speak about the law and order situation in Karnataka, he also asked. Modi speaks about the issue of Mohammad Nalpad when in UP those associated with the BJP are accused of rape. Referring to the Unnao rape case, he said that the father of the victim was killed when he was in police custody.
Congress MLA N A Haris's son Mohammed Nalpad and his associates were accused of assaulting a youth in a Bengaluru pub and are currently in judicial custody. Reddy questioned the PM on the BJP's contribution to Bengaluru. "What has the BJP contributed to the development of the city? All development works and projects like Metro Rail were taken up by the Congress government, Reddy also added.
|Karnataka Assembly Election dates|
|Date of notification||April 17|
|Last date to file nominations||April 24|
|Last date to withdraw nominations||April 27|
|Date of polling||May 12|
|Date of counting||May 15|