BANGALORE: They already have won over voters with their manifestoes, booze and saris, gold bangles. Right now, they’re putting the fear associated with god into them by sponsoring their trips to ay places and hoping it’ll translate into votes.
Swearing by the influence associated with Tirupati, Dharmasthala, Sabarimala, Goravanahalli and Shirdi, each aspiring and confirmed candidates are cashing-in on individuals religious beliefs in order to garner votes.
KONSTRUERA Saravana, a good aspirant for that JD(S) ticket from Basavanagudi constituency in Bangalore, offers sent scores of individuals to Shirdi, the particular abode of Claime Baba. The actual jeweller is really a staunch follower of Claime Baba.
One more aspirant in the very same constituency from the same party, Sidde Gowda, is known for the particular Lakshmi temple at kunne Goravanahalli in Tumkur area. They have been sending people on a package tour free of cost for a long period. The actual citizens visit the temple and also the tourist attractions throughout the spot.
Based on sources, 2 BJP MLAs from Belgaum : Sanjay Patil and Abhay Patil : are sending their electorate in order to Tirupati.
JD(S) applicant from Malur, K Ersus Manjunatha Gowda, took thousands of people in 350 buses in order to Dharmasthala. Before flagging off the busses, MLA Anita Kumaraswamy, wife of JD(S) condition president H D Kumaraswamy, had declared that Gowda is the party applicant. Gowda had arranged the tour before the statement of the forms and hence runs away the violation associated with model code associated with perform.
Malur MLA Full of Enn Krissnaiah Setty swears simply by Lord Venkateshwara and The almighty Vishwanatha. Supplying Tirupati laddu and Ganga Jal are generally his favourite religious services to the people associated with their constituency.
Former minister Katta Subramanya Naidu appears to have faith in the particular Bhagwad Gita ; he distributed duplicates of the reserve in 2008 and it is said to be duplicating it this time around.
“You can contact this particular politico-religious tourism. This really is to try out to the psyche from the voter and create fear. I think this practice has increased before ten years. These are dubious methods and nothing however a degeneration from the system, ” mentioned former law minister and JD(S) leader M Chemical Nanaiah.
In case candidates are focusing wooing people of their constituency, netas are involved in wooing individuals at macro level. For instance, JD(S) condition president HIGH-DEFINITION Kumaraswamy and several of party colleagues visited the particular Ajmer Dargah upon Tuesday. The actual party is fighting with the Our elected representatives for that 12% Islamic vote in the condition. By paying obeisance in order to Garib Nawaz, Kumaraswamy is actually sending a politics message. The actual furious BJP lamented to the chief electoral officer and termed the exercise a violation from the code associated with perform.