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Vexed by Congress, Dewe Gowda says BJP absolutely safe in K'taka

Kalaburagi, Nov 11 (UNI) Former Prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Monday said that the BJP Government in Karnataka led by B S Yeddyurappa in under no threat and 'is absolutely safe'.

The Janta Dal (Secular) President said so while addressing a press meet here today. He said that they have no rapprochement with Congress and that is why the future of Bharatiya Janta Party in the state is safe.

"We have nothing to do with Congress and BJP. Neither of them are trustworthy. They will use us as per their own convenience and destroy us later," Mr Gowda maintained.

"It was the Congress which came to me after the Assembly election and persuaded us to form Congress-JD(S) government. Initially, I did not want my son (H D Kumarswamy) to be made Chief Minister, therefore, I had suggested Mr Mallikarjun Kharge's name for the post. But they did not listen"

Sharing the future course of JD(s), Mr Gowda said that though his party would not win in the upcoming By-elections, he is sure that they will five a good fight to their opponents and secure at least 3-4 seats.

"I have the strength and resolve at this advanced age to ensure that a party rooted in secular ideas is there for for the people," the 86-year-old veteran leader added.
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