Karnataka Assembly polls : BJP president Amit Shah meets Lingayat Mutt head
BJP president Amit Shah who is in Karnataka on Monday met Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt in Tumkur. Besides visiting a number of mutts associated with various communities, including Lingayats and Dalits, Shah will also address farmers' and traders' meetings, take out a road show and attend party events in the poll-bound state, a BJP statement said. Shah will tour Karnataka for two days starting Monday as the party seeks to win back the Lingayat vote bank ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections. Shah will visit mutts associated with the Lingayat and Dalit communities during his visit.