LS Polls, Huge Response to Congress Road Show in Beltangady
Beltangady: The Congress leaders started the election campaign by holding a road show from Beltangady on April 1.
The minister of Irrigation and the troubleshooter D K Shivakumar was the main attraction of the roadshow. Party workers gathered in large numbers for the roadshow. D K Shivakumar along with Minister U T Khader. District Congress President Harish Kumar accompanied MP candidate Mithun Rai in an open vehicle during the roadshow that started from Santhekatte Beltangady, near Ayyappa Mandir.
The Congress party workers and people thronged the Beltangady streets to greet Mithun Rai, who is contesting the Lok Sabha elections for the first time. It was a massive road show of strength for the Congress.
The road show passed through Ambedkar Bhavan accompanied by various bands. Minister D K Shivakumar was welcomed by the party workers with slogans. The party election office was inaugurated in Beltangady by D K Shivakumar. Many youths who joined the Congress were welcomed to the party by D K Shivakumar by handing them the party flag.
Former Minister Ramanath Rai, Vasanth Bangera, MLC Ivan D’Souza, Dr Raqjendra Kumar, Devi Prasad Shetty and others were also present.