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Karnataka minister abuses farmers using explicit words for boycotting GP election over water supply issue

J Madhuswamy has once again courted controversy following his remarks against farmers in Tumakuru. He called farmers and villagers B*****ke.

Jan 17, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

Upset over a village in Chikkanayakanahalli boycotting the recently held Gram Panchayat elections over water supply issues, the minister used explicit words against villagers and farmers.

Madhuswamy was in Chikkanayakanahalli in Tumakuru district and was seen abusing farmers and villagers for not voting for BJP and boycotting polls.

Referring to villagers, the minister questioned saying "Did any b*****ke approach me?"

Threatening villagers over the water issue, the minister allegedly said,"Let me see, if you have the water release order in hand you can get water.".