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Shivashankappa's statement on Lingayats stirs Cong in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 1 (UNI) Veteran Congress leader Shamanur Shivashankarappa on Sunday stirred a political storm within the state party unit when he claimed that Veerashaiva Lingayats in the state are getting a raw deal.
Adding spice to it, Lingayat strongman and senior BJP leader BS Yediyurappa endorsed Shivashankarappa's statement.
However, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his deputy DK Shivakumar have opposed their partyman Sivashankarappa for kicking up a fuss against the Congress government in the state.
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