Tumakuru: Chief Minister of Karnataka and BJP leader BS Yediyurappa has started campaigning for BJP’s candidate for the Shira constituency.

BS Yediyurappa is addressing rallies in Madaluru village and Shira town to boost chances of BJP candidate CM Rajesh Gowda.

Yediyurappa is expected to make a series of promises to voters from extending more funds to Shira assembly constituency to appointing bypoll winners from BJP as ministers.

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JD(S) leader and former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is also campaigning for the party’s Shira candidate.

HD Kumaraswamy was seen doing a road rally campaigning for Ammajamma, who is the wife of late minister B Satyanarayana.

Meanwhile, Sandalwood actors Darshan, Amulya and producer Rockline Venkatesh are campaigning for BJP’s RR Nagar candidate Munirathna on Friday.

A huge road rally has been taking place in RR Nagar and the rally is expected to go on till 9pm on Friday.