Sullia, Apr 8 2019: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for terming the farmers’ loan waiver scheme of the Karnataka Government as sinful.
Addressing a campaign meet in support of Dakshina Kannada Lok Sabha Constituency Congress candidate Mithun Rai in Sullia on April 6, the Chief Minister also described the Prime Minister as heartless.
He accused Modi of not doing anything for the welfare of arecanut growers when they faced problems and added that contrarily the Karnataka Government had waived loans of 44 lakh farmers.
The Chief Minister also described Mithun Rai as a dynamic candidate.
DK District in-charge Minister U T Khader exuded confidence that Mithun Rai will emerge victorious.
District Congress President Harish Kumar, candidate Mithun Rai, JD(S) MLC Bhoje Gowda, JD(S) leader Amarnath Shetty, former minister Ramanatha Rai and others were present.