Udupi, August 13, 2017: Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, made a statement that he had never an intention of leaving the Congress.
In a press release issued at Udupi minister Madhwaraj said a section of the media had created reports that he was planning to leave the party and joining the BJP-Bharatiya Janata Party. He said he had no such plans in his mind.
“The media reports are highly misleading and are far from truth. I have full trust and confidence in the Congress and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah,” Minister Madhwaraj has reiterated.