BJP heavyweight Jagadish Shettar joins Congress

Bengaluru, (| Former Karnataka chief minister Jagadish Shettar, who quit the BJP on Sunday, formally joined the Congress party here on Monday. He was welcomed by AICC President Mallikarjun Kharge, Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar and LoP Siddaramaiah.Shettar reached the Congress office in Bengaluru on Monday.

“There will be no demands from Jagadish Shettar, we don’t offer anything. Jagadish Shettar will have to agree with the principles and the leadership of the party. We want to keep the country united and only Congress can do that,” Shivakumar said. (UNI)