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.
#WATCH | Karnataka Congress Chief DK Shivakumar was seen throwing Rs 500 forex notes on the artists close to Bevinahalli in Mandya district in the course of the ‘Praja Dhwani Yatra’ organized by Congress in Srirangapatna. (28.03) pic.twitter.com/aF2Lf0pksi
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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.