Chikkamagaluru: Soon after the conclusion of his rally here, Rahul Gandhi was offered tea on the dais.
Gandhi also targeted the BJP government in Gujarat, which Modi led for over a decade until he became prime minister. "He is insulting your parents, poor farmers, labourers and small business men of India", he said.
Ahead of the assembly elections in Karnataka, Congress President Rahul Gandhi again showed his devotional side by visiting a temple, a church and a dargah.
"I humbly request you to bless me with your support like you supported my grandmother Mrs. Indira Gandhi, " he said. They purchased MLAs to form government in Goa.
JDS has an alliance with the BJP in the Upper House of the Karnataka legislature while also having a tie-up with the Congress in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the Bengaluru civic body. He said the party had taken it upon itself to ensure BJP's win and struck a back channel deal with the BJP thinking that people would not understand.
The Sringeri Peetham, a monastery founded by Adi Sankaracharya in 8th century AD, enjoys a great influence among many castes in Karnataka.
BJP terms Rahul's attack 'rhetoric of a loser'
Before Lok Sabha polls, Modi promised to deposit Rs 15 lakh in the accounts of citizens of this country by bringing back black money stashed away overseas, but even '10 is not credited, he said.Loans of rich industrialists are "waived", but those of farmers are not, he claimed.
Walking barefoot around the temple, Gandhi, who was given a traditional welcome, called on the 36th pontiff of the Peetham, Sri Bharati Teertham Mahaswamiji and sought his blessings.
A 14 yr old told me religion means truth, "Satyamev Jayate", others also said the same thing.
Rahul took a jibe at PM Modi and termed Nirav Modi as ChhotaModi. We can never forget this gesture of the people here.
Rahul Gandhi said, " People do not want to listen to lies, and speeches of hate.