Hubballi: Congress leader Rajat Ullagaddimath who spearheading an agitation to save Khadi-handmade national flags surprisingly visited his political rival, former chief minister Jagadish Shettar on Sunday morning at his home and presented him Khadi flag and requested him to hoist the same flag on the occasion of “Har Ghar Tiranga campaign”.
Leading a battery of leaders, Rajat went to Shettar’s house and presented the Tiranga to him, which took Shettar by surprise. “Today is National Handloom Day, and we have launched an agitation to save the handmade Khadi clothes, especially the Tiranga making unit at Bengeri,” said Rajat, and added that “Bengeri Khadi Gramodyog Unit, which manufactures Khadi-made national flags, falls in his constituency limit, and we asked him to make efforts to save the Khadi flag making unit and Khadi industry, and we gifted him the Khadi flag and requested him to hoist the same.” Shettar accepted it and did not say anything and went inside his home. “
Congress leaders Prakash Kyarkatti, Peeraji Khandekar, Hovappa Dayagouda, DH Doddamani, Sunil Matpathi, Basavaraj Mygeri and others were present.
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