Mangaluru: Senior BJP leader Satish Prabhu joined the Congress in Mangaluru on Sunday along with three others, Rajat R Kamath, Deeksha Kamath, and Santosh Shetty.
At a function held at the Congress district office, the Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council B K Hariprasad welcomed them to the party by presenting the party flag.
Congress leaders and workers celebrated the occasion by distributing sweets.
B K Hariprasad also took the opportunity to take a jibe at the BJP, stating that it was a “sinking ship” and many of its leaders were joining the Congress like a “tsunami”. He added that 47 senior BJP leaders had joined the Congress and the JD(S) so far, including six members of the Legislative Council.
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Further, Hariprasad expressed confidence that Congress was receiving unprecedented support from the people everywhere, and there was no doubt that it would form the government.