Raids over, a confident Shivkumar meets his flock and displays solidarity

New Delhi: Putting all speculations to rest, The 'surrounded' yet confident Karnataka Minister DK Shivkumar said, "I have not done anything illegal or unconstitutional. I will speak of the IT searches after I am provided details of all that was found. The truth cannot be hidden." "All MLAs are very happy, they have met the Governor," Shivakumar said.

Talking to media, Shaktisinh Gohil, Congress MLA from Gujarat said,"We want to go back as soon as possible, nothing planned yet, a meeting scheduled for tomorrow. Vajubhai has been a member of Gujarat assembly, he knows everyone, all 44 MLAs met him individually." Gujarat Congress MLAs had met Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala at Raj Bhavan..

Congress MLAs from Gujarat and put up a show of strength before the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru and a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Vidhana Soudha,which is the seat of the Karnataka government.  70 premises of D K Shivkumar, who has been hosting the MLAs from Gujarat at a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru were searched and raids conducted.

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