The veteran leader, who turned 85, arrived here last night with his family members, temple sources said.
He left for Bengaluru immediately after offering prayers, they added.
The Congress-JD(S) combine are locked in a power struggle with the BJP in Karnataka.
The Supreme Court today ordered a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 PM tomorrow, drastically slashing the 15-day window given by the Governor to BJP Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to prove majority.
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