Top Stories

Bangarappa Joins JD(S) to Fight Against Yeddy's 'Most Corrupt and Worst' Govt


Bangarappa Joins JD(S) to Fight Against Yeddy's 'Most Corrupt and Worst' Govt

From Our Special Correspondent
Daijiworld Media Network - Bangalore

Bangalore, Dec 15: Former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Sarekoppa Bangarappa, who has made a habit of quitting Congress and forming his regional parties or joining other parties and rejoining Congress party, has joined the H D Deve Gowda-led JD(S) in Bangalore on Wednesday.
 
The veteran leader, who was the uncrowned king of Shimoga district to which the BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa belongs, declared that he was joining JD(S) to fight for the overthrow of the Yeddyurappa regime in the state, which he termed as the ''worst and most corrupt" Government that he had seen in his long political career.

The 78-leader, who has switched parties for the ninth time in his long political career, became a primary member of JD(S) in the state party office in the presence of the former prime minister and national president of JD(S) and his son and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy and other senior leaders of the party.
 
The JD(S), which warmly welcomed the tallest Idiga backward class community leader, has announced that it would organise a massive public function in Shimoga district to mark the induction of Bangarappa into the party.
 
Bangarappa, who has been in and out of Congress party and had floated his own regional outfits Karnataka Kranti Ranga, Karnataka Congress Party, Karnataka Vikasa Party and had joined the BJP, Samajawadi Party and JD(S) in between quitting and rejoining the Congress party, declared that he decided to join JD(S) after being impressed by the valiant battle waged by Deve Gowda and Kumaraswamy against the Yeddyurappa regime.

Hailing Kumaraswamy as the leader who was doing yeoman’s service in exposing the scams involving the Yeddyurappa government, Bangarappa appealed to the people to help  Kumaraswamy become the next chief minister again and put the state in the right path.


Bangarappa promises to guide Kumaraswamy

''I have joined JD(S) because I am impressed by the fight and relentless campaign of  Deve Gowda and Kumaraswamy in exposing the misdeeds of JD(S) and for its fighting for the cause of farmers and social justice," he said declaring that his joining JD(S) was ''completely unconditional."

Bangarappa declared that he was not joining JD(S) to gain any position as he had enjoyed everything. ''I am not after any position or power because I have seen and tasted it all. I will quide Kumaraswamy and lend him my full support in his political parties," he said.

The present Congress party is not the same organisation which used to be in the era of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, he said pointing out that it was unfit and incapable of fighting against BJP much less to rule the state.

Bangarappa, who was defeated by Yeddyurappa’s son B Y Raghavendra in the last Lok Sabha elections and both his sons Kumar Bangarappa and Madhu Bangarappa were trounced in the 2008 assembly elections, claimed that a large number of his supporters in the Congress were set to follow him into the JD(S).

Warmly welcoming the veteran leader into the party, Kumaraswamy sought to remind the people that the Congress had lost the elections whenever Bangarappa had gone out of it.

The BJP was able to increase its tally to 79 seats in the Assembly after Bangarappa joined it in 2004, Kumaraswamy said pointing out that he too was personally accused of helping the BJP’s growth in the state by forming a coalition government with that party.

In a wry sense of humour, Kumaraswamy reminded the people that he and Bangarappa were both responsible in one way or other for the growth of the BJP in Karnataka.

''Now, it is a coincidence that both of us have come together to rectify our mistakes and to bring down the BJP government," he said declaring that
JD(S) has gained strength with Bangarappa’s entry.

Meanwhile, Bangarappa’s son Kumar Bangarappa, who had chosen to remain firmly in Congress and had gone to Delhi to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi, had claimed that his fatrher’s decision to quit Congress and join JD(S) would not impact the Congress in a big way.

''He (Bangarappa) is not the same person or kind of leader he was in the past. People have learnt what he is and will not be swayed by him anymore," he said.

However, leaders of both Congress and BJP are wary of the repercussions of Bangarappa’s entry into JD(S) on the eve of the two-phase elections to the taluk and zilla panchayats due on December 26 and 31.

Incidentally, Bangarappa’s entry into JD(S) follows the decision of former minister Chennigappa to quit BJP and rejoin JD(S) followed by the decision of Chennigappa’s son Gowrishankar to follow suit.


Comment on this article

  • Karan, Mumbai

    Fri, Dec 17 2010

    This Bangarappa knows that future of congress under Sonia is very bad due to lots of corrupted leaders in the party. But this guy must be not aware that JDS also more corrupcted party.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • venkat, chennai

    Fri, Dec 17 2010

    Bangarappa is the right person to finish off both Devegoonda and HDK Wait for few months, he will start spitting on the faces of these crooks. If u go by the history a fierce fight between Bangarappa and Gowda family is guaranteed within 6 months.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Doddanna, Damaskatte/Abudhabi

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    KARNATAKA = KAR NATAK. THIS IS ALL NATAKA. KARO NATAKA OF POLITICAL STAGE. NOTHING BETTER WILL COME OUT. SAME NATAKA WILL WILL BE PLAYED. GOD ALONE SAVE KARNATKA FROM ALL THESE "NATAK KARO" DODDANNA.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • sathish, mangalore

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    its good move ...lets hope some more peoples to move from congress so that there are new young faces in congress....

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Rajeev P, Mangalore

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    Joining of Bangarappa will surely benefit JD(S) for sure as there is a wave in favour of Kumar now. Also its a lesson for sleeping Congress.If Congress being principle opposition had revolted against yeddy by now Yeddy would have been out. Its a pity people like Yeddy and his counterparts are still surviving even after so many ugly Episodes. This is right time to rally behind kumar and support JD(S).State Congress has become dead dog whereas BJp is already full of corrupt . Jd(s) with Kumar is marching ahead with more to join.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Rajesh Shetty, Mangalore

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    Banga Harappa = Bangarappa...Avana hesaralle "Harappa" anthidhe..!!!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • UMMER KUNHImk, Perinje/Dubai

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    joining Bangarappa in to jds is a big impact, jds improving well in the state, no doubt jds will do better than congress ofter joining Bangarappa.jai ho Kumaranna!!!!!!!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Khasim Khan, Mangalore

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    We welcome u Bangarappa ,though u been hopping from one party to another.I been ur keen follower from longtime ,u r a good poltitcian ,never mind u were the king that time and now side lined.Your wealth was extreem on those days 6 Bungalows in Bangalore,370 acres of land in Shimoga,Sagra and farm house in Soraba.And 2 coffee estates in chickmaglur.I think ur the wright candidate as a CM.I welcome u.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Ramesh Babu, Mangalore/Dubai

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    Ahhhhh...OLD wine in the new bottle!!!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Vijay Udupi, Udupi

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    Kallara Santhe !!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • vijay, mangalore/ksa

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    what an idea sirjii, buy one get two free.....Bangarappaji you are ountstanding you should be brand ambasedor of energy drink.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Louis D'Souza, Udupi/Kuwait

    Thu, Dec 16 2010

    All Bangarappa suporters are with congress now. His legs in grave, any time his no. may come. 78yrs no chance. JDS is the best party in Karnataka now. All BJP suporters are joining Congress n JDS now. Yeddy is a loosing horse and no one want to ride on him. Yeddy too wanted to JDS in the past but Deve Gowda kicked him out. Mahendra Kumar of RSS has too joined JDS.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Lawrence Saldanha, Kanajar/Kuwait

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Dear friends,

    Only corrupt can fight against corrupt.

    Regards
    Lawrence Saldanha, Kanajar

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • anil kumar, bangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    SHRIMAAN BANGARAPPAJI CONGRATULATIONS WE ALL ARE WITH YOU DO GOOD WORK AND SAVE OUR KARNATAKA FROM ALI BABA & 40 CHOR (YEDDY FAMILY)
    JAI HO BANGARAPPAJI

    JAI HO kARNATAKA

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Dilkush, Manglore/dubai

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    dear bangarapppa after election u r not satiesfied in jds then one more party is ther that moksha party ...built by yama maharaj....try ..start to aply now...

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Shivanand Shetty, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Joke of the century Mr Bangarappa talking about corruption.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • kit, mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    i agree with bangarappa sleeping dogs congress need a kick to wake them up (banna bayalu) made by the jds well done

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • rudy, bantwal

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    bangarada appana bethale seve!!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • George Cruz, Mangalore/USA

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    This Sarekoppa Bangarappa looks ugly. Don't Karnataka have better qualified/educated politicians??

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Raj, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Congrats Bangarappa.. that is a nice place for you. Even IT Engineer don't change so many companies as you keep changing parties. when are you returning to congress again? What about your sons?

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • RAM, Mangalore / Bahrain

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    3 Idiots...!!!???

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • yogi, mumbai

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    If there is opportunity and no candidates why not make use of it...................

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Langoolacharya, Belman/USA

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    People,

    Only national parties Mr Bangarappa was not in so far are Communists and Muslim Leage....

    So we can guess what are his next option....

    There is no appropriate word in english language to describe this guy, nearest I can go is kannada word "HUMBA".

    Jai Hoooooooooooo Bangarappa

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Guides, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Now defeated Bangarappa wants some shelter. Im surprised, the person who could not win, guide his sons to victory, What direction will he show to Kumaraswamy ? I strongly agree there should be only 2 parties in karnataka. Now ,People of Karnataka, Please be educated, Soon you will realise these small time party people are exploiting you. Look at the world, Not your district alone. why would any politician oppose the infrastructre like NICE and METRO in Bangalore ? Isnt these guys are visionary ? You love the farmers, then generate revenue by smart means and provide them sophisticated technology to improve their crops. One more thing, Strong leader or politician doesnt tears front of the public thinking of his son or mother. Guys, Please have a far vision. bangalore has a world brand, India is emerging power. It needs some dignified and visionary leaders.One more thing , The mines are property of the state not individual's, as per me some part of the revenue has to be given to the state, Well my thoughts.....

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • John max, Surathkal/USA

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Bangarappa can never be written off...He will win again from JD-S ticket as Shimoga people are fed of of Yeddy and his son's horrible politics.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Yogish, Canada

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    What a Joke!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • RANIITH SHETTY, udupi

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    another mafiya joined for looting public money? common guys ...threw them out from politics

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Santhi, Jeppu, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Dear Sir, pls. take some rest now.
    enough politics.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Muzamir, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Shameless politician

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • HENRY MISQUITH, MANGALORE/BAHRAIN

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Please don't believe these "3 idiots"......Deve Gowda, Bangarappa and Kumaraswamy.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • JAGDISH,KAUP, UAE, KAUP

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    hi,Bangarappaji, r u made guiness record. reqd retire life, but still do you need world record.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Nithyananda Beskoor, Udupi, Dubai

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    I do not know what he wants to prove.He may enter Guinness Book of world records.I bet Congress will take him back again if he wish to come back after some time because of Idiga vote bank in Soraba.This is(tricks)Politics.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • George A. Borromeo, Pumpwell, Angelore, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Dear Sir, at the age of 78 you have so much of energy to play Mara Manga!!!Really it is amazing!!!

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • nagesh nayak, bangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    BREKING THE GUINESS BOOK RECORD.

    USELESS LEADER JOINED USELESS PARTY.

    JAI HO.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Francis, Moodbidri/Dubai

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Bangarappa became Manga-rappa!! good jumper whom he sold his shame?

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • RR, Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Most useless and unwanted politician for any political party.
    'alli salla,illi salla mattu yellellu salla'

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • rizwan, Dubai/Mangalore

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    JD(S) is a party of JOBLESS politicians. I know you will never by happy anywhere. Next time when you switch, please consider DMK or AIADMK Parties as well. Especially, Jayalalithamma needs calibre politicians like YOU.

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • Naser Siddik Jubail, Uppinangady

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    many times he was blasting like "BAM".thats why his name called bamgaarappa?

    DisAgree Agree Reply Report Abuse

  • DIVA, UDUPI/USA

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Oh.......Nice, we can call him as Jumping Monkey....

    DisAgree Agree [1] Reply Report Abuse

  • Praveen, Kudla

    Wed, Dec 15 2010

    Recently two of his banglows were kept for auction. In such condition, bangarappa should have joined bjp instead of jd(s). Look how that Karandlaje making money. What she had at puttur at her native place. She and her fam was living in a small house. Now she is the owner of 160 acres of land at Mysore and many other places.

    DisAgree Agree [2] Reply Report Abuse

Leave a Comment

Title : Bangarappa Joins JD(S) to Fight Against Yeddy's 'Most Corrupt and Worst' Govt


 
 
 
 

 
You have 2000 characters left.

Disclaimer:

Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Daijiworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Daijiworld.com be held responsible.


Security Validation

Enter the characters in the image