The Muslim votes will play a crucial role in the Karnataka assembly elections. The Congress is banking on this vote bank to boost its chances of winning the elections and retaining the chair. Several surveys suggest that the Congress would end up with a large chunk of the Muslim votes in the upcoming elections. The Muslims realising the importance of their votes have now demanded that the Congress field one Muslim candidate from every district.
Bengaluru, Dec 2: The recent murder of RSS worker Rudresh in Bengaluru is being investigated and according to the government the accused persons have links with the Indian Mujahideen, SDPI, PFI and al-Ummah.
The Home Minister of Karnataka, Dr G Parameshwar told the assembly that in the past three years, nine persons associated with either the BJP or RSS have been murdered. The minister assured that the BJP and RSS workers would be given security, if they wanted it.