Rahul Gandhi addressed a gathering at Bagalkot on Sunday
Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi and BJP President Amit Shah are touring poll-bound Karnataka. Mr Gandhi and Mr Shah on the 3rd day of their visit will address public meetings today.
Mr Gandhi, who is on second leg of the state visit this month, would be addressing the locals at Godchi Temple Ground in district Belgaum's Ramdurg at 11:15 am. Amit Shah will begin his day with a visit to the temple followed by public meetings and other events.
After visiting village Mundalur, village Kappa Inamgovan and village Hooli, Mr Gandhi is scheduled to visit Shri Yellamma Renuka Devi Temple, according to a statement by All India Congress Committee. Later in the day, he will be addressing a public meeting at Government School Stadium, Saundatti in district Belgaum at 3 pm and Nehru Stadium, Hubli in Dharwad district at 6:45 pm. Here are the highlights of the day-3 of Rahul Gandhi and Amit Shah's Karnataka campaign:
Congress President Rahul Gandhi paid his respects at the Murugha Math, Dharwad.
Amit Shah says BJP is the largest political party in the world with 11 crore party members and that the party wins due to booth karyakartas and not due to big leaders.
Amit Shah addresses Navashakthi Samavesha in Bidar, Karnataka.
Amit Shah speaks about sanctions for the Karnataka government.
Rahul Gandhi spoke about increased electricity generation capacity in five years.
Amit Shah offered prayers at Sri Kshethra Malakheda Temple in Kalaburagi.
Crowd attends Congress President Rahul Gandhi's public meeting.
Rahul Gandhi and Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah beat the drum near the Saundatti Renuka Yellamma Temple in Belagavi District.
The Congress also took a shot at prime minister Narendra Modi on the cleaning of the Ganga.
Rahul Gandhi interacting with local farmers at Sunnal, Karnataka as the state's chief minister Siddaramaiah looks on.
Amit Shah praying at Sri Kshethra Malakheda Temple in Kalaburagi, Karnataka.
People from backward society will overthrow the Congress party from Karnataka: Amit Shah
We have made 112 schemes for the Other Backward Classes. However, it does not reach the intended beneficiaries because the state does not have BJP government: Amit Shah
Rahul Gandhi visits Godchi Temple in Ramdurg, seeks blessings.
It is now clear that in Karnataka BJP will form the government in days to come: Amit Shah
Nowadays, they have money, marketing, television and media at their disposal. But, Congress is going to win the assembly election in Karnataka because we have the poor, the farmers and the labourers supporting us: Rahul Gandhi
Our schemes are for farmers, labourers, and those who are marginalised. The BJP's schemes are only for a few specific rich industrialists. I, chief minsiter Siddaramaiah, and the entire party will stand with you and will work for you: Rahul Gandhi
PM Modi promised 'Make in India', 'Stand Up India', 'Beti Bachao...' schemes but have any of these promises been met? The UPA Govt spent 35,000 crores for MGNREGA. The same amount was spent by BJP Govt for one single Tata Nano factory: Rahul Gandhi
PM Modi made promises that he didn't fulfil. We have lived up to what we had said: Rahul Gandhi
does, he does it for people like Nirav Modi. He gives thousands of crores to the rich: Rahul Gandhi at a gathering in Karnataka's Ramdurg
Mr Hegde has apologised and I have said that the party doesn't endorse his remarks: Amit Shah on Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde's remarks on Constitution as reported by news agency ANI
"To know what life is under the Congress rule, one should visit Mallikarjun Kharge's constituency. I have received feedback from volunteers that no other part of Karnataka is as backward and undeveloped as Mr Kharge's constituency," said Amit Shah, as reported by news agency ANI.
The enthusiasm among the public in Karnataka evidently points towards the formation of a BJP government in the state in 2018: Amit Shah
"Corruption cases are on a rise. Corruption & Siddaramaiah govt have become synonymous" Amit Shah said, as reported by news agency ANI.
"The manner in which all cases against Popular Front of India and Social Democratic Party of India have been withdrawn, shows the unidirectional action by Siddaramaiah govt," said Amit Shah in Karnataka, as reported by news agency ANI.
Siddaramaiah government has failed at every front be on law and order or development: Amit Shah
"The insensitive attitude of the Siddaramaiah government towards families of the farmers who committed suicide is deplorable," says Amit Shah in Karnataka.
Amit Shah, along with BS Yedyurappa, begins addressing a press conference in Karnataka's Gulbarga.
BJP President Amit Shah praying at Sri Kshethra Malakheda Temple in Kalaburagi. He was accompanied by BS Yeddyurappa.