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Tie hands and legs and get them to vote says Yeddyurappa

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    B S Yeddyurappa of the BJP stoked a controversy when he advised people to tie the hands and legs of people to make them vote. He made the statement during an election campaign at Kittur.

    Tie hands and legs and get them to vote says Yeddyurappa

    Addressing a public gathering, Yeddyurappa said, "don't rest now. If you think that somebody isn't voting, go to their homes, tie up their hands and legs and bring them to vote in favour of Mahantesh Doddagoudar," the candidate from Kittur.

    Continuing his tirade against the Congress, he claimed that Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will lose both in Badami and in Chamundeshwari.

    "Siddaramaiah will lose in Chamundi he will also lose in Badami against Sri Ramulu, Congress is now was sinking ship. That is why I am requesting you to vote in favour of the BJP," he added.

    Karnataka will go to polls on May 12 to elect representatives to the 225-member state assembly. The results will be out on May 15.

    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

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