Shettar highlights BJP's apathy towards Lingayat leaders, corruption, inflation, and mistreatment meted out to him.
Former CM, who is also a powerful Lingayat leader, will contest upcoming state assembly election from Hubli-Dharwad Central
Jagadish Shettar is the second powerful Lingayat figure in to ditch BJP for Congress in Karnataka within a week.
Former Karnataka CM Jagadish Shettar, whose name was not there in BJP’s first and second lists of candidates, says he is hopeful of getting a ticket
One senior BJP leader quit after being denied tickets, another is on the verge of quitting, while seven others are mulling their options
After being denied ticket, former Karnataka CM Jagdish Shettar to meet BJP national president JP Nadda