As the debate over Karnataka’s Ramanagara raged on, former prominent minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday stated he’ll progress on a quick till loss of life if the proposal to rename the district as “Bengaluru South” is approved. Incumbent deputy prominent minister DK Shivakumar had on Wednesday stated all of the Ramanagara district can be renamed “Bengaluru South”. He had spurred a row previous through mentioning that his meeting department, Kanakapura, can be built-in into Bengaluru’s town limits.
Kumaraswamy on this regard advised newshounds that he has emotional courting with the district and took at the DCM’s problem for an evident debate at the factor, in step with information company PTI.
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“I will take it as a challenge, I have an emotional relationship with Ramanagara, I don’t have any business relationship with the district. If Ramanagara district’s name is changed, I am ready to risk my life and sit on fast until death, despite my ill health. I have a dream about that district, so I too have a challenge for the sake of that dream, let’s see. Till the last moment I will fight to protect the pride of that district,” Kumaraswamy advised media.
Shivakumar had proposed a district known as Bengaluru South, comprising of Channapatna, Ramanagara, Kanakapura, Magadi and Harohalli as its 5 taluks, with Ramanagara because the district headquarters. He reportedly proposed this in hopes to construct an have an effect on on smaller within sight cities by way of ‘Emblem Bengaluru’.
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“The Deputy Chief Minister has thrown a challenge at me stating that he is ready for a debate on any channel with high TRP. I accept it, I will not run away, because the materials that I have are not the ones which make me run away,” Kumaraswamy stated, as quoted through the company.
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In reaction, DCM Shivakumar stated, “Fix the debate either in the assembly or any of the news channels. Any time after three days, after November 1…what I have done, what he has done, let’s discuss openly, let’s not fire the bullet in the air. Fix the debate.”
The JDS second-in-command and tide environment birthday celebration prominent additionally attacked the Congress stalwart through pronouncing his proposal to rename Ramanagara as “Bengaluru South” is a exit to regularise his “illegal” property.
(With PTI inputs)