Mangalore, June 14: While addressing the press reporters in the press meet held at district BJP’s Head office, Kodialbail on June 14, Friday; Ravi-former district in Charge said in his address that he has been district-in-charge for the past eight months.
During his eight months tenure as district in charge with the exception of election period, he has been responding well to the needs of the people to the best of his capabilities, he added.
Ravi said the party expected to win at least four seats in the district and added the results were unexpected. Citing reasons for the defeat he said an anti-BJP lobby coupled with vote divide and some unwelcome incidents at the state level led to the BJP debacle
At the same time he said he was satisfied with his performance as district minister and had responding well to the problems of the people.
He was critical of the state government for its decision on the Cow Slaughter Prevention Bill and added this would encourage cattle thieves.
Ravi also lashed out at Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for his statement that KJ George has been appointed home minister to restore the confidence of minorities.
Commenting on Narendra Modi’s appointment as BJP Election Campaign Committee Chairman, Ravi said the nation needed a good leader like Narendra Modi who can take the nation on the path of progress as in Gujarat.
The elections to select office bearers for various committees of the BJP at the regional and district level is scheduled for June 15, Ravi informed
Nalin Kumar Kateel,BJP state vice president,Nithin Kumar,DK vice president,Umanath Kotian,former president of Tulu academy were present in the meet.