Former PM Gowda to attend mega rally in Kolkata on Saturday

Published: Jan 18, 2019, 9:57 am IST

Former Prime minister and the Janata Dal(S) national president H D Deve Gowda will participate in the mega rally being hosted by the West Bengal Chief minister, the Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief minister, Ms Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on Saturday.

According to JD(S) sources, said that while Mr Gowda has already reached Kolkota to attend the rally, his son and Karnataka Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy will join the rally, being organised on part of building a platform to fight against the BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

The West Bengal Chief minister, had attended the swearing-in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy, who had took oath as the Chief minister, in May last year, and formed the JD(S)-Coalition government.

Congress group leader in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjuna Kharge, also from Karnataka, is too expected to attend the rally, representing the Congress in the mega rally.