Shivamogga: Large crowd gathered during the filing of the nomination of Madhu Bangarappa, the Congress JD(S) coalition candidate from Shivamogga. The coalition candidate was successful in showing strength by gathering a large crowd as Shivamogga is known as the BJP stronghold.
The procession started from Ramanna Shetty park, which included more than seven thousand people who came to cheer their leaders.
The supporters waving the JD(S) and Congress flags were seen raising slogans for CM Kumaraswamy, DK Shivakumar and Madhu Bangarappa.
Chowkidar Chor Hai slogan was also chanted by some supporters.
Minister DK Shivakumar urged people to give a chance to Madhu Bangarappa as they had already seen the work of BJP Member of Parliament BY Raghavendra.
Speaking on the occasion CM Kumaraswamy said that the BJP had not done any irrigation project for the district during their tenure but were taking credit when his government had allotted funds for irrigation projects to Shivamogga saying that they had submitted applications requesting irrigation projects.
Rs. 400 crores of farmers loans were waived off in Shivamogga district under his loan waiver scheme, claimed CM Kumaraswamy.
JD(S) state president Vishwanath, Shivamogga coalition party candidate Madhu Bangarappa, Kagodu Thimmappa, MLA BK Sanghameshwar and former MLA KB Prasanna Kumar participated in the procession. Former Bhadravathi MLA Appaji Gowda joined the procession near Kirti Circle.
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