While JD(S) announced to release its manifesto and candidate list months in advance, the party was forced to rethink as Congress and BJP did it much earlier. As expected, JDS made a start with an appeal to farmers and promised to waive off all kinds of loans that will add up to Rs 53,000 crores. This apart, JDS will also give financial assistance to children belonging to farmers for primary education and higher studies. But did JD(S) underplay in the manifesto race? Watch the video on Asianet Newsable to see why the party was waiting for the right time.