Pavagad/Belagavi: JDS state president H D Kumaraswamy announced in Pavagad that his party would grant a monthly honorarium of ₹ 2500 to the handicapped persons, ₹ 5000 monthly to people aged 70 and above and ₹ 6000 per month to pregnant women from 6th month.

Within 24 hours, he said, he would waive all farmers loans if he is voted as Chief Minister of the state again. “I am not giving a plain assurance but surely fulfill what all promises I made now. I will work to ensure that the entire public money in the state remains
safer and never looted,” he assured.