Karnataka Assembly polls: JD(S) leaders join Congress party in Rahul Gandhi's presence
Seven rebel Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs joined the Congress in presence of Rahul Gandhi in Mysuru on Sunday. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar and other state Congress leaders were also present at the event. Rahul Gandhi, who is in the fourth round of campaigning in poll-bound Karnataka, is currently touring the old Mysuru region, where the Vokkaliga community has a significant presence. The JD(S) enjoys the support of the Vokkaligas.