Mysuru, December 2:- Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) legislators were seen in jovial spirits during the by-election campaign in Hunsur on Saturday.
Varuna MLA Dr Yatindra Siddaramaiah and K R Pet MLA Sa Ra Mahesh shook hands with each other and exchanged pleasantries during their campaign at Gowdagere in Hunsur taluk.
The ultimate goal of former chief ministers Siddaramaiah and HD Kumaraswamy is to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate AH Vishwanath who is contesting from Hunsur. It is speculated that the parties may have reached a deal to defeat Vishwanth in the by-polls scheduled to be held on December 5. (KS, NGB)