To win the confidence of the disgruntled Congress leaders within the district, district In-charge minister C S Puttaraju apologized to N Cheluvaraya Swamy, a Former Minister, and Congress leader, for calling him a 'dead horse'.
His apology comes a few hours before AICC president Rahul Gandhi's rally within the K R Nagar city of the Mysuru district, a part of the Mandya Lok Sabha constituency.
"I referred Cheluvaraya Swamy as a dead horse in a flow after I was criticizing him. it was unintentional. I will apologize for it," he said.
He created his apology within the presence of former prime minister H D Devegowda and Congress Legislature Party leader, former CM Siddaramaiah. Now, N Cheluvaraya Swamy is expected to attend RaGa's rally in K R Nagar on Saturday, Apr 13 noon.