Bengaluru: To seek support from JD (S) legislators and MPs, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu paid a visit to JD (S) supremo, former Prime Minister of India HD Deve Gowda’s house in Padmanabh Nagar in Bengaluru on Sunday evening.
She met HD Deve Gowda, his sons, HD Kumaraswamy, HD Revanna, and other JD (S) leaders, and she sought their support in the presidential election. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and G. Kishan Reddy, BJP national general secretary CT Ravi and others accompanied Murmu.
It is said that Deve Gowda had told Murmu that they would support her candidature and his son HD Kumaraswamy has already indicated to the lawmakers of the party to support her. Gowda also told Murmu her visit was not required as they had already decided to support her, said sources.
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