Talks on contesting elections with BJP and JD(S) still in initial stage: Kumaraswamy

Yeddyurappa had said on Friday that the BJP would tie up with former prime minister HD Deve Gowda-led JD(S) for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. The announcement has raised the political temperature in the state. The BJP won 25 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka in 2019, while an independent (Samalatha Ambrish from Mandya) won one seat with its support.

Janata Dal Secular (JDS) leader HD Kumaraswamy said on Saturday that talks about contesting next year’s Lok Sabha elections with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are still in the early stages. This statement of Kumaraswamy senior BJP leader B. S. This comes a day after Yeddyurappa’s comments that there was an understanding between the two parties to fight the general elections together. Former Chief Minister Kumaraswamy said that seat sharing and other things are yet to be discussed. He also said that trust and respect are more important to him than give and take. “The talks are still in the early stages,” Kumaraswamy said. I have seen media reports on this for the past few days… I have seen senior leader Yeddyurappa’s statement.

He has said good things about our party, (former Prime Minister HD) Deve Gowda (JD(S) chief) and me. Thank you for your statement that we will work together in the coming days.” Talking to reporters here, he said that seat sharing and other things have not been discussed yet and the date of his visit to Delhi. It has not been decided. Kumaraswamy said, “There are reports in the media that we are adamant on the Mandya seat, what will happen to the MP there, what will happen to Tamakuru and Kolar seats. All this has not been discussed yet. I appeal to my media friends. I think the discussion is still in its early stages so don’t make your own assumptions,” he said. “The media is presenting the issue as if there is a mutual consensus, but in my opinion there is still time.” , there are still many conversations to be had.

Give and take is not important for me, trust and respect are important. Kumaraswamy said that a meeting of party workers has been called on Sunday in which his opinion will be sought. “Early talks about the alliance, there is still plenty of time to react to the statements of Congress leaders,” Yeddyurappa had said on Friday, citing former BJP chief minister HD Deve Gowda. will contest the election under the leadership of It will tie up with the JD(S) for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The announcement raised the political temperature in the state. The BJP won 25 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka in 2019, while an independent (Samalatha Ambrish from Mandya) won one seat with its support. Congress and JD(S) got one seat each.

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