Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday accused Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's government of being anti-Hindu.Addressing the Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatre in Chitradurga, Shah said, 'The Siddaramaiah Government is indulging in vote bank politics; it is an anti-Hindu government. They have withdrawn all cases against the SDPI, which is an anti-India organisation.'
'The state government has withdrawn all cases against the criminals of radical group PFI. The salaries of temple priests have been held for four months now,' he added.Shah further said the Siddaramaiah Government in the state had deprived the people of the state from the benefits of the money that was meant for their welfare.
'The Modi Government has increased Karnataka share from Rs 88,583 crore (13th Finance Commission) to Rs 2,19,500 crore (14th Finance Commission),' he noted.Shah also hailed Prime Minister Modi's 'Ujjwala Yojana', adding the Centre had provided free LPG connection to 3.33 lakh poor women of Karnataka.
The war of the words stated with Yogi Adityanath’s visit to the state when he questioned his food habits.
Siddaramaiah on Monday questioned the former’s right to criticise the people's food habits.‘I have taken care of cows, I feed them and I have also cleaned cow dung. What moral rights Yogi Adityanath has got to criticise me’ Has he ever taken care of cows...