Mysuru, April 28:- “Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) denying Varuna Constituency ticket to B S Yeddyurappa’s son B Y Vijayendra is an insult to the Lingayat community,” said Nanjanagud taluk president of Jagatika Lingayats’ Mahasabha, B M Shivamallappa at a press meet held at Mysuru Press Club on Saturday.
“BJP national president Amit Shah, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar, Santhosh and others have been trying to negate the community. Condemning the BJP leaders, the committee should support Congress,” he added.
Patel Puttaswamy, Ambale Chandrappa, Muddalli Shivarudrappa, Guruswamy and Shamballi Channabasappa were present. (KMR, NGB)