Mangaluru, May 22, 2018: Chief Minister designate H D Kumaraswamy has said that no scope would be given for any malpractices in the name of water diversion Project.
Kumaraswamy said so with reference to the controversial Yettinahole project and the concern of the coastal people regarding the project. He was speaking to media men after visiting the Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara shrine on May 22, Tuesday.
Kumaraswamy also clarified that there was no confusion over the issue of the cabinet formation as reported in some sections of the media and added that the issue was yet to be discussed.
Kumaraswamy assured a stable government for the next five years. He also promised welfare programmes and also not to impose additional taxes.
On the allegations of the BJP that the Congress and JD(S) have struck an unholy alliance in the state, Kumaraswamy said there was nothing called holy or unholy in political field.
On frequent communal tensions in the district, Kumaraswamy said the youth must concentrate on their future life rather than such issues.
Kumaraswamy accompanied by his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy arrived by a chopper to Dharmasthala. The two were accorded a warm welcome by Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade. After visiting the shrine Kumaraswamy left for Shringeri.