Hassan: “Hinda will be left behind, while Mr Eshwarappa will move forward and enjoy power,” commented state Janata Dal (Secular) president H.D. Kumaraswamy on senior BJP K.S. Eshwarappa’s backward classes movement, here on Friday.
On his way to Chikkamagaluru, Mr Kumaraswamy said that the Eshwarappa’s movement would meet a slow death, just like CM Siddaramaiah’s Ahinda movement that was launched nearly a decade ago.
He said, “Mr Siddaramaiah dumped the Ahinda movement after he became chief minister and Mr Eshwrappa will do the same with the Hinda rallies once he comes to power.”
He took exception to the use of Sangolli Rayanna (a freedom fighter) for Hinda grouping, saying “Sangolli Rayanna belongs to the entire state and it is not right to confine him to a particular community (kurubas).”...