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Amit Shah on three-day Karnataka visit starting tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

chief will be on a three-day visit to starting tomorrow as part of his 110-day nationwide tour to strengthen the party.

Shah's visit assumes significance as assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the state early next year.

During his visit, the president is scheduled to meet party legislators from the state. He will also chair meetings of the party's state core group and political affairs committee.

Shah will discuss the assembly elections with the state leaders, the said in a statement.

Besides attending a series of meetings with local leaders, he will also address a gathering of college students and intellectuals in

Shah's visit is also important in view of a factional feud between state party president and former deputy CM The central leadership had sought to control the issue by acting against some state leaders.

Shah has already announced that Yeddyurappa will be the party's chief ministerial candidate for the assembly poll.

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 20:43 IST