follow us on
reach us on app store
news18
» » News18 Shorts

When Kannada Pride Became the theme of Karnataka Polls

May 14, 2018, 5:53 PM IST India India
Share

This was an election fought on Kannada Pride. It started out as an independent movement which was soon co-opted by Congress. Kanada pride movement gained momentum with 'Stop hindi imposition' campaign. This soon escalated to a demand for separate Kannada flag. This demand too was soon co-opted by Congress. But in the end will it pay dividends to the grand old party?