The buildup to the Gujarat assembly election was acerbic t say the least, with both parties using the choicest of adjectives for each other. Now, the run up to the polls in Karnataka has started and the political discourse seems to be heading in the same direction. On Wednesday, BJP chief Amit Shah called the Karnataka government ‘anti-Hindu’, and in response, Siddaramaiah said BJP harbours extremists. So is Karnataka now also going the Gujarat way? We debate.