No plans to contest LS polls: Siddaramaiah

The former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said he would not contest the Lok Sabha elections.

“… I have said that I will not contest for Parliament; I will not contest,” Mr. Siddaramaiah told reporters here.

After Mr. Siddaramaiah’s recent induction into the Congress Working Committee, speculation has been rife that he may be considering contesting the Lok Sabha elections.

Earlier, addressing party office-bearers, district Congress committee heads at a meeting, organised by the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, he urged party men to “recharge” themselves to face the Lok Sabha polls.

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