Mangalore, April 27: Addressing the campaign, Varun Gandhi, BJP vice president for BJP candidate Umanath Kotian at Swaraj maidan in Moodbidri on April26, Friday said that result in the State Assembly election will have a big bearing and throughout his journey from Kashmir to Kanyakumari he witnessed large-scale discontent among voters, he said.
‘People are fed up as the government has given no priority to improve basic facilities and added that vote should not be cast in order to favour any particular caste but to acknowledge merit.
BJP spokes person D S Veeraiah described the congress as anti-Dalit for defeating Ambedkar in the election and it was Jawaharlal Nehru who personally campaigned against Ambedkar, he alleged.
Endowment Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary said that the congress party had compounded the poverty in the country. Congress candidate Abhayachandra Jain is arrogant with poor people accused district BJP-vice president Jagadish Adhikari.
MP Nalin Kumar Kateel district president Padmanabha Kottary, MLC Capt.Ganesh Karnik and others were present on the occasion.