The Chief Ministerial nominee claimed that Siddaramaiah would be the last Congress chief minister of Karnataka. He accused Siddaramaiah of dividing society by fuelling religion and caste-based sentiments. Commenting on the poll plans of ruling party, the former Karnataka Chief Minister has challenged Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari segment in in Mysuru district. He maintained that BJP to put a strong candidate against the former.
Recounting the range of graft cases under the regime of Siddaramaiah, the senior BJP leader announced that the principal opposition party will expose all wrongdoings under the patronage of Siddaramaiah. He added that a document highlighting frauds and corrupt practices of Congress government would be circulated among the people.