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Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Karnataka's Aurad: 'It won't be useful if PM Modi keeps talking about me'

Resuming his "Jana Aashirwada Yatre", the Congress chief is expected to cover Bidar, Kalburgi (Gulbarga), Gadag and Haveri districts of the southern state during the eighth leg of his campaign.

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, Bengaluru [ Updated: May 03, 2018 14:40 IST ]
Karnataka elections: Rahul Gandhi to resume 'Jana
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Karnataka elections: Rahul Gandhi to resume 'Jana Aashirwada Yatre', hold corner meetings in Bidar today

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will undertake the eighth leg of his campaign for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections today and tomorrow. 

Resuming his "Jana Aashirwada Yatre", the Congress chief is expected to cover Bidar, Kalburgi (Gulbarga), Gadag and Haveri districts of the southern state during the eighth leg of his campaign. 

“The Congress president is likely to hold corner meetings in Bidar on May 3. The next day, he is expected to address public and corner meetings in Kalburgi, Gadag and Haveri districts,” a party source said on Tuesday. 

He added that as the poll date nears, Gandhi is expected to reach out to the masses in areas he has not covered during his campaign so far. 

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The Congress chief's last leg of the campaign in the southern state was on April 26-27.

Karnataka is slated to witness a three-corner contest, involving the ruling Congress, the BJP and the H D Deve Gowda-led JD(S). 

Polling will be held in a single phase for all the 224-Assembly constituencies in the state, including 36 reserved for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and 15 for Scheduled Tribes (STs). Counting of votes will take place on May 15. 

  

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