Watch Amit Shah's exclusive interview with News24 on Karnataka Elections

New Delhi, May 8: Amit Shah is a master strategist whose sharp political acumen makes him a formidable and suave politician. He holds an impeccable record and is seldom proved wrong as far as his election strategies are concerned.  Even his worst critics will agree that his strategies are immaculate and spotless. This man with a magic wand is now all focused on the big battle of Karnataka. Despite his busy schedule, the BJP president talked exclusively to News24 Editor-in-Chief Anurradha Prasad and shared his thoughts and keen observations on the forthcoming big event. In this comprehensive and exclusive interview which will be telecast on News24 at 10 PM on Thursday, May 8, the BJP president elaborated on following points:

-Have been speaking about Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah in the same manner since last three years, can't comprehend why the notice has been served to me just before the election.
-Congress does hollow talk on Kannada 'asmita'...Rahul can't even pronounce Bharat Ratna Vishweshwaraiah’s name

-This election is Siddaramaiah versus people of Karnataka

-BJP accepts only persons with clean image...one should accept court's verdict

-Top brass of BJP campaigns in all elections, Karnataka is not unique

 -There are no cases against 2 Reddys who have been given BJP ticket

- Lingayat issue was ignored by the UPA Government

- There is anger against Congress in rural areas, 3500 farmers have committed suicide

- On over 50 seats BJP is in direct fight with JDS

-Karnataka is BJP's entry gate to South India, so it is important for party

 -Siddaramaiah is running a corrupt Govt

News24Bureau