Shivkumar accused BJP government, said- targeting Congress leaders in Bangalore violence case
New Delhi. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President DK Shivakumar on Tuesday alleged that the BJP government of the state is targeting leaders of his party in the case of the recent violence in Bengaluru to politicize the issue. He also claimed that the BJP leaders there are harassing the local Congress leaders. Sivakumar told reporters, "Congress leaders have no role in the violence. However, BJP is trying to politicize this incident by adding the names of Congress leaders.
He also alleged that the BJP government of Karnataka failed to provide security to Congress MLA Akhand Srinivas Murthy. Significantly, a relative of Srinivas Murthy's Facebook post was attacked by a mob protesting his residence.