Congress and Janata-Dal Secular leaders have joined hands, but cadre does not accept thisIndian National Congress and Janata Dal- Secular have formed a pre-poll alliance in Karnataka. Congress has given 8 MP seats to Janata Dal-Secular out of the 28 seats in Karnataka.
Congress and Janata Dal Secular are arch rivals in some constituency. They fought tooth and nail in the last assembly election. It has become taxing for the local cadre now to accept the dictum of the leaders because of their rivalry at taluk and booth level.
Already there are revolts by the local leaders at the District and Taluk level. The State leadership is trying hard to control the damage.
The alliance by the political parties at the National and State level is causing confusion among the party workers. The local leaders are not in a position to accept their foes yesterday as friends today. But it is very easy for the National and State leadership and shake hand at any time.