The CLP leader also warned that he would send out notices seeking an explanation to absentees who skipped the meeting in Bengaluru today. He further said that he would speak to the high command on this matter.
Karnataka election results 2018: The impressive performance in Karnataka reaffirms that the Modi wave that swept the General Elections in 2014 and has been painting the national map saffron since remains as strong as ever.
Through his campaign over the last 10 days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept telling crowds at his 21 rallies how 20 states have come under the sway of the BJP since 2014 and that Karnataka would be next.
Stating that the Karnataka election would be a three-cornered contest between the Congress, BJP and JD(S), CM Siddaramaiah accused the saffron party of "experimenting communalism" in the coastal region of the southern state.
Badami has a strong presence of Kuruba community, to which Siddaramaiah belongs. The constituency is seen as a safer option for him as reports have suggested the battle on Chamundeshwari seat will not be easy for the chief minister.
Director general of income tax (investigation) for the region, B R Balakrishnan, in an April 6 letter to Karnataka chief secretary Ratna Prabha, has sought data regarding tender payments released by the state government.