Bangalore: In Karnataka, the ruling Congress and JD (S) alliance said, on Saturday, calling the BJP "a shared enemy", that their alliance in the state is a message to the secular parties across the country, that they "communal forces" in the next Lok Sabha elections '' To unite to defeat ''.
While expressing solidarity in view of the bypolls of the three Lok Sabha seats in the state and on November 3 of the two assembly seats, the Congress and JD (S) leaders appealed to party workers to unite to defeat the BJP. JD (S) chief and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda said, "Our goal is to strengthen the roots of the secular system in the state and country and thus get rid of the current government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the center, Is responsible for many issues in the country. "
While addressing a joint press conference organized by coalition partners, he said, "It is just the beginning." We will win this by-election together. Although we have fought against each other in the past, we will fight together to defeat the communal forces and the system who want to divide our society. ' The press conference included Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, state Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao and Deputy Chief Minister God.
Three Lok Sabha seats for Shivmogga, Bellary and Mandya and two Assembly seats for Ramnagar and Jamkhandi will be by-elections on November 3. Counting of votes will take place on November 6. Siddaramaiah, chief of the Coalition Coordination Committee, said, "If secular forces are united, the BJP can not win, but secular votes usually split, so BJP gets benefited. That's why we have to stop them at both state and national levels. We have started this process through our coalition in Karnataka. "