Mangaluru, June 30, 2017 : Rajesh Rao, Managing Director of Rathna Borewells Suratkal, not contemtended with Haraikrishna Bantwal’s statement about Ramanath Rai of hurling abuses at Senior party leader Janardhana Poojary on his wedding reception on Feburary 06.
Addressing the press on June 30,Friday Rajesh Rao says that Harikrishna Bantwal alleged that February 06 on Rajesh’s wedding reception of hurling abuses at senior party leader Janardhana Poojary and other Youth Congress leaders including Tejaswini Raj and Arun Coelho . He hurled a serious allegation against Rai by stating that he does not want communal harmony in the district, must be sacked from the cabinet as well as the party.
But Rajesh blames Harikrishna Bantwal of false allegations as "Reception of my marriage was held on February 09, at Buntara Bhavana Suratkal and not on February 06 ".
He also said“ I do not know the motive of Harikrishna Bantwal for calling the press meet after 5 Months to defame. I am not in any political party but Harikrishna Bantwal has dragged me into this controversy. I had invited a few politicians but due to the budget session in Bengaluru, only some could attend my wedding. I could not invite Harikrishna Bantwal to my wedding".
He conclude saying that "I am totally unaware about the intention behind this allegation".