It looks like Mandya is slowly moving out of the JDS' hand. during a stunning incident, the convoy of the JDS-Congress alliance candidate, Nikhil Kumaraswamy, son of Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, was attacked during a remote village under the K R Pet police station limits.
According to police sources, Nikhil's convoy was attacked in Somanahalli village. A car belonging to Nikhil's supporter, Jagadish, was broken throughout the stone pelting.
Eyewitnesses said that a gang of 10 persons attacked the convoy. Police detained 2 persons in connection with the incident. According to the JDS leaders, Nikhil is facing a "Go back Nikhil" movement in all the villages. "For the primary time, the JDS is facing such a state of affairs during this Vokkaliga strong belt," explained a leader.