Video: Congress’ DK Shivakumar Showers Rs 500 Notes In Karnataka Roadshow

DK Shivakumar was taking out Congress’ “Praja Dhwani Yatra” within the run-up to Karnataka polls


Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar was seen showering forex notes on crowds throughout a roadshow on Tuesday.

In a video, Mr Shivakumar was seen flinging Rs 500 notes from the rooftop of a bus as he campaigned in Bevinahalli in Mandya district.

Mr Shivakumar was taking out a Congress “Praja Dhwani Yatra” within the run-up to the Karnataka election.

Mr Shivakumar, who’s seen to be a chief minister candidate for the Congress, is campaigning extensively in Mandya, which is alleged to be a stronghold of the highly effective Vokkaliga group.

The Congress chief, a Vokkaliga, is making an attempt to strengthen the social gathering’s vote base in Mandya, which is alleged to be a Janata Dal (Secular) bastion.

Within the 2018 election, the JDS received seven seats within the district.

The Congress has introduced 124 candidates in its first record for the 224-member meeting.

The BJP has 121 seats within the outgoing Karnataka meeting. The Congress has 70 and the JDS, 30.

The Congress and the JDS shaped a authorities in 2018 after the BJP fell in need of a majority.

In 2019, after mass resignations from the Congress and JDS, the BJP shaped a authorities with the assist of insurgent MLAs, lots of whom had been made ministers later.