Cong-JD(S) ties go downhill, CM Bommai asserts BJP is No 1

05:33 PM Jun 11, 2022 | PTI |

While losing a seat to the Saffron party in the Rajya Sabha election has further strained the ties between the Congress and JD(S), who blame each other as the ruling party’s ‘B’ team, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said the fight between the two parties has made it clear that the BJP is the ‘A’ team.


Reacting to the blame game that has ensued between Congress and the JD(S) following the defeat of their candidates Mansoor Ali Khan and D Kupendra Reddy respectively, Bommai said he would neither comment nor intervene in the slugfest between the two parties. “We are not bothered as to who is our ‘B’ team. The opposition has accepted that we are the ‘A’ team,” Bommai said.

Regarding JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy’s accusation that Congress wants to ‘finish’ the JD(S), Bommai told reporters in Belagavi that he would not comment on it. He, ho


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