Mangaluru: Addressing the media here on Wednesday on November 5, Supremo of JDS DeveGowda the party is planning to strengthen its base in Mangaluru and discussions are already going on for the same.
He said that he will visit all the 224 assembly constituencies in the state personally to strengthen the JDS. 'We have three and half years before us before the next assembly election falls due. I want to utilize this gap to improve the popularity of JDS party and get more seats in the assembly election. Everyone should think that Deve Gowda is still working for his party even at such an advanced age."
Speaking about the party’s plight in Mangaluru Gowda said, 'JDS does not have a strong presence in Mangaluru at present. To make it stronger, we will have to start building it from grass root level. I am here to strengthen the party from the bottom.
Deve Gowda also met his party workers at Shanthi Nilaya to discuss about strengthening his party's presence in Mangaluru. JDS leader M B Sadashiva, city corporator, Aziz and others were present on this occasion.