The southern Indian state karnataka is going to polls this April. It is one of the states where the Congress is ruling under the chief ministership of Siddaramariah.

The BJP chief amit shah who is always in election mode has set his eyes on capturing power in the state.

Modi accuses government of taking 10% cut

On Sunday Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a massive rally in Bangalore and tore into the government saying it is a 10% government and is most corrupt in the country.

The entire BJP leadership of Karnataka from its leader Yediyurappa, Jagadhish Shetter, Union Parliamentary minister Ananth Kumar to the newly inducted former External Affairs Minister SM Krishna were all on the stage.

They wowed to make Karnataka "Congress Mukth" (free of Congress) in the upcoming elections.

Modi in his 52-minute speech lambasted the Congress and said "Nothing happens without 10 percent cut. Taking commission has become the trademark of the administration. Developers and sand dealers are ruling the roost." Modi also added that the government has not even found the killers of noted personalities that were murdered in the past few years.

BJP chief Amit Shah said, his party's top priority is to topple the corrupt congress government ruling the state.

Congress hits back

CM Siddaramaiah quickly addressed the media and said that the PM had hurt the feelings of Kannadigas by purportedly spreading falsehoods about the state.

Addressing the issues of the state of not utilizing the funds given by the center, he said, they are not doing us any favor, they are just giving the funds which the state is eligible and all the funds were utilized properly.