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General election 2019 live updates | Chandrababu Naidu to campaign for JD(S) in Karnataka

Karnataka

Chandrababu Naidu to campaign in Pandavapura

After Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Mandya Lok Sabha constituency, where JD(S) candidate Nikhil is contesting against BJP -backed Independent Sumalatha, it will be the turn of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to pay a visit.

On Monday evening, Mr. Naidu will address a rally at Pandavapura stadium. JD(S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda will also be present at the rally.

Incidentally, Mr. Gowda had also campaigned for Mr. Naidu in Andhra Pradesh, which went to polls in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11.

Uttar Pradesh

Azam Khan stokes controversy with “underwear” jibe

Veteran Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan made an “underwear jibe”, which the BJP said was made against actor Jaya Prada, fighting the Lok Sabha polls from Rampur against him.

Without naming the actor, who is fighting as a BJP candidate from Rampur, Khan told the gathering in Lucknow on Sunday, “People of Rampur, people of Uttar Pradesh and people of India, it took you 17 years to understand her reality. But, I could recognize it in 17 days that she wears a khaki underwear.”

Condemning the remarks, National Commission for Women Chairperson Rekha Sharma said the panel would serve him a show cause notice. \

Source: thehindu.com

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