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'Congress confident of victory in Karnataka'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Minister on Saturday said the Party is confident of winning and serving a second term in office in the state.

The minister, along with Congress-in-charge K.C. Venugopal and others arrived here this morning to meet

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, said the was happy with the progress of the party in the state, adding that all promises made by the in 2013 have been successfully fulfilled.

"was very happy to know that there is no anti-incumbency against our government, and all programmes that were mentioned in our manifesto have been completed. We are confident that the will win with a comfortable majority in Karnataka," he said.

Responding to his recent tussle with Uttar Pradesh Minister over Hinduism and most-recently, the alleged killing of Hindus, claimed the (BJP) has run out of issues to discuss, and hence are raising irrelevant ones.

"The BJP is raising irrelevant issues in Hindutva is the only issue they have. and are also raising the same issue, and Narendra Modi may also raise the same in the future," he said.

Ahead of the assembly elections in Karnataka this year, a Siddaramaiah-led Congress delegation from Karnataka met at his residence earlier in the day.

During the meeting that lasted over three hours, Gandhi reviewed and discussed the party's strategy in the state and also the progress of the measures implemented by them.

On a related note, Karnataka will go to polls in April this year.

Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Karnataka from February 10-12 for the first leg of the election campaign. He will be addressing meetings, interacting with various groups of intellectuals, farmers, women, and students, as per Chief Dr.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 15:59 IST