Hospete: Former MLA from Vijayanagar constituency, HR Gaviyappa, who joined the BJP just ahead of the Assembly election in 2018, quitting Congress, has decided to join the grand-old party once again. He will officially join the Congress in the presence of KPCC president DK Shivakumar in Bengaluru tomorrow (September 9).
Confirming this to www.hubliexpress.com, HR Gaviyappa said that he decided to join the Congress, as the people of the constituency wanted a change. “I moved to the BJP as BS Anand Singh, the current MLA of the constituency, joined the Congress then. Later, he joined the BJP, quitting the Congress, and faced a by-election, which he won. He is now in BJP. It is because of Anand Singh that I am moving, “he said.
He also said that the BJP leaders gave him lots of respect in the party and he wouldn’t blame the party, “I need to serve my people and by joining Congress that is possible,” he said.
It is said that Gaviyappa is likely to contest against BS Anand Singh in the Vijayanagar Assembly constituency. Gaviyappa expressed confidence that he would win this time.
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