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LS Polls: Power Position, Prestige and Money Bags Haunt Ministers

Bengaluru: The 2024 Lok Sabha polls have paved the way for many dubious firsts hitherto unheard of in the electoral history of the state. Children and close relatives of 10 Indian National Congress (INC) ministers plunging into electoral waters is one such feat while the power position, prestige and money bags are at stake for all these ministers. At the behest of Gandhi scion: Inside sources of the state Congress party confide that the proposal of the sitting ministers’ sons, daughters and relatives contesting the polls was not floated by either DK Shivakumar, Deputy Chief Minister cum Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President or Siddaramaiah, Chief Minister. The idea was proposed by the concerned ministers directly with Rahul Gandhi, former president of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) and agreed upon. No party funds for campaigning: It is also revealed that it was also agreed upon by the sitting ministers not to expect party funds for campaigning and the entire