Reacting sharply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement saying countdown has begun for Congress, he said "countdown for the Prime Minister has begun not for his government". I can see the winds are changing. This was in response to the BJP repeatedly pointing out that the state had received Rs 3 lakh crore.
"The BJP will take Karnataka to new heights on the path of development", he added.
"The culture of "commission" (bribe) and "cuts" runs rampart in the state". A host of jokes emerged on the social media with supporters and critics taking equal opportunity to jump in.
He sought to link the controversial steel flyover project in Bengaluru that was dropped after public protests to such mafia.
Kartikeya Ghorpade of erstwhile Sandur royal family in Karnataka and former Congress leader H.R. Gaviappa joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
He trained his guns on BJP president Amit Shah, and accused him of instigating communal tension in the poll-bound state. Karnataka is the first state to launch a Universal Health Scheme.
They wowed to make Karnataka "Congress Mukth" (free of Congress) in the upcoming elections.
Exhorting the voters to ensure a "Congress-Mukt" Karnataka, the PM said the Congress Government in the State had failed to reach the benefits to the aam aadmi.
"PM keeps making comments that he has given so much money to the states". My government is focussed on "ease of living". "This can end only if this government is thrown out", he said.
Hitting out at the Siddaramaiah government as a regime steeped in corruption, he termed it as "10% commission government".
"BJP workers are getting killed and the lives of the common people are getting affected by such crimes in this state". We are no. 1 in silk production in the country.
According to sources it was stated that in response to the Prime Minister stating that he had given "TOP" priority to farmers, expanding the acronym to mean tomato, onion and potato. Operation Greens will function as milk cooperatives and will be exempt from tax. Our Skill India, Standup India and Startup India have created one crore entrepreneurs.
"We know today's middle-class youths want to be job creators and not job-seekers". He also mentioned the two major projects for utilizing treated sewage water from Bengaluru city for filling of tanks in Kolara and Chikkaballapura districts so as to raise ground water levels are being implemented expeditiously.