Asaduddin Owaisi’s party AIMIM will not contest in Karnataka, extends support to the JDS
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen(AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday announced that his party will not contest the upcoming Karnataka Assembly election, but would extend support to the Janata Dal (Secular) (JDS). The AIMIM chief said that they would campaign for the JDS and would ensure that the party gets maximum seats. He further said that both national parties- the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), have failed to live up to the expectations of the people of Karnataka and it’s time for bringing some change. The AIMIM chief went on to say that a non-Congress, non-BJP government would be in the interest of the nation.