PM Modi also accused the Congress of playing caste politics during elections.
"BJP has a three-pronged agenda for Karnataka -- development, fast paced development, all round development," he told BJP leaders, office bearers and party workers via video conference. "Our agenda is Vikas (development), vikas, vikas," he said.
Without naming the Lingayats, the prime minister accused the Congress government of doing caste politics.
"When elections come, they offer lollipops to a caste group so they get busy with it. But the BJP's priority is the politics of development," he said.
The Congress government in Karnataka, he alleged, was responsible for tardy progress of the state.
With pre-poll surveys projecting a hung Assembly, PM Modi asked the voters to elect a BJP government with an absolute majority to give a boost to development in the state.
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