Rajya Sabha elections are going to be held on 19 June in Karnataka. On this, Congress President in the state DK Shivkumar answered a question asked for support to HD Deve Gowda. He said that this party will decide.
Congress leader DK Shivakumar was asked whether Congress was going to vote for HD Deve Gowda in the Rajya Sabha election? In response, Shivkumar said that Congress is a secular party. We do not want the BJP candidate to win the third seat in the Rajya Sabha elections. He said, “Our leader Sonia Gandhi will decide on this matter.”
Congress is a secular party, we're clear that we don't want any 3rd candidate from BJP to win Rajya Sabha polls. Our leader Sonia Gandhi will take a call on it: DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress President on being asked if party will support HD Devegowda's nomination for RS polls pic.twitter.com/res8879U4G
— ANI (@ANI) June 8, 2020
Earlier, DK Shivakumar had said that in the Rajya Sabha elections, we have decided to field a candidate. Our party leaders will decide whom the remaining Congress MLAs will vote for in the elections.
Let us know that on June 19, four Rajya Sabha elections are going to be held in Karnataka. In this, the Congress is set to win one seat. The Congress has fielded senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge on that seat. At the same time, another seat is believed to be supported by Congress HD Deve Gowda.