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Karnataka Minister to retire if Modi gets re-elected

IANS  |  Mysuru (Karnataka) 

Karnataka's and senior Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader on Thursday said if he quit if got re-elected from constituency to become PM again.

"I will retire from if Modi gets re-elected from and becomes again. The will not come to power this time," Revanna told reporters here, about 150 km away from Bengaluru.

Revanna, second son of JD-S supremo H.D. Deve Gowda and elder brother of H.D. Kumaraswamy, is in the city to campaign for candidate C.H. Vijayshankar, contesting against outgoing member from the Mysore seat.

"Our party (JD-S) has joined the as a pre-poll alliance to bring the UPA back to power and keep the 'communal' out as we have to protect the interests of distressed farmers across the country," said Revanna.

"I would like to know what Modi has done to farmers in the last 5 years. Though the sent to a list of 15 lakh farmers to the central government for including them in the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, Modi claimed that the Centre was yet to receive it. This is a lie," said Revanna.



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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 14:06 IST