Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has lashed out against the BJP for misusing the Income Tax department. "Why there is not IT raid on Jagadish Shettar's house. Through IT they are threatening our party leaders," he said. He also went on to ridicule Vijayendra not receiving a ticket to contest in Varuna. "Without Yeddyurappa's knowledge did Vijayendra go there to campaign? It is a drama," he further told mediapersons.