BJP Leadership is determined to defeat Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls. Recently, PM Narendra Modi addressed a massive public meeting in Gulbarga. Even BJP National President Amit Shah and Karnataka BJP Chief BS Yeddyurappa has been campaigning in this constituency extensively.
People of Gulbarga have been supportive of Mallikarjun Kharge and Congress Party in the previous elections. But now, Kharge's Close Associate Doctor Umesh G Jadhav who bid goodbye to Congress is contesting on BJP Ticket. Who will have the upper hand in the war between Guru and Shishya?
Congress Party has been deploying its Star Campaigners in Gulbarga to campaign for Mallikarjun Kharge. Already, Rahul Gandhi and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah toured this constituency. Vijayashanti will be touring this Lok Sabha Segment on Friday.
Gulbarga became an SC-reserved Constituency in 2009. Kharge was elected as MP in 2009 and 2014. It will be a hat-trick if he emerges victorious in 2019 as well. In this Parliament Constituency, There are 4 BJP MLAs, 3 Congress MLAs and 1 JD (S) MLA.