Why Jagadish Shettar Matters To BJP

2023 • 11min • News • Politics


Published On: August 28, 2023 - Jagadish Shettar is a six-time MLA, former Speaker and Chief Minister of Karnataka. He helped the BJP win 38 of the 70 seats in Lingayat-dominated Hubballi-Dharwad in 2018. Besides being a prominent Lingayat leader, Shettar has clout among other communities as well. Furthermore, he hails from a family that has close links with Jan Sangh, the RSS, and the BJP.