Karnataka CM Tussle: DK Shivakumar, before leaving for Delhi for discussion on Karnataka CM face, said that he is a responsible person, he will neither backstab anyone nor blackmail anyone. Shivakumar said that our target is to win 20 seats in the next Lok Sabha elections.
Shivakumar today arrived at the Bengaluru airport before leaving for Delhi amid talks going on in the Congress party for the next chief minister of Karnataka. During this, in a conversation with news agency ANI, Shivkumar said that if the party wants, it can give me the responsibility, our number is 135. I don’t want to divide anyone here.
#WATCH | “Winning 20 seats (in Lok Sabha polls) is our next challenge…Ours is a united house, I don’t want to divide anyone here. I am a responsible man…I will not backstab also and I will not blackmail also. I don’t want to go to the wrong history, I don’t want to go with a… pic.twitter.com/Ex8XDcY0VS
— ANI (@ANI) May 16, 2023– Advertisement –
Shivkumar said – Party is my God
Karnataka Congress President Shivakumar will meet the party high command in Delhi before the announcement of the chief ministerial face. Party is my God, we have built this party, I am a part of it and I am not alone in this, he said before leaving from Bengaluru.
#WATCH | Bengaluru: “We have built this party (Congress), we have built this house. I am a part of it…A mother will give everything to her child”: Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar before leaving for Delhi pic.twitter.com/0GMTSZKxpJ
— ANI (@ANI) May 16, 2023
Let us tell you that Congress leader Siddaramaiah, the other contender for the post of Chief Minister, had reached the national capital on Monday. Shivakumar was also called by the party to Delhi on Monday but he did not go to Delhi citing stomach infection. On the other hand, the party’s central observers for Karnataka on Monday conveyed the views of the newly elected MLAs to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge.
According to party sources, Mallikarjun Kharge will consult Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra before taking the final decision. The Congress Legislature Party met in Bengaluru late on Sunday evening and the responsibility of electing the Legislature Party chief was given to Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge.