BSY’s comeback a hurdle in Congress bid to woo Lingayats

The elevation of BS Yediyurappa to BJP’s parliamentary board has posed fresh challenges for Karnataka Congress, which has been attempting to woo Lingayats the dominant community to which the former CM belongs to its fold. Congress has been trying to ‘neutralise’ the influence Yediyurappa wields especially on the community ahead of the 2023 assembly elections.