Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023: Before the Karnataka assembly elections, strong leader Jagadish Shettar joined the Congress, giving a blow to the BJP. A few hours later, when he reached his constituency Hubli, he was given a grand welcome. On this occasion, his wife Shilpa also became emotional and started crying hugging Jagadish Shettar.
Actually, BJP did not give ticket to Karnataka’s veteran leader and former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar. During this, there was a round of meetings with top BJP leaders and efforts were made to persuade them, but they got angry and joined Congress and from here they got ticket from Hubli-Dharwad assembly.
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What did Jagadish Shettar say?
He said, “I was treated very badly and I was forcibly thrown out of the party I formed. Now I am joining it considering the ideology and principles of the Congress.” In the year 2018 elections, Jagadish Shettar won by defeating Congress candidate Mahesh Nalwad by 21 thousand votes.
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