Bengaluru: Rebel star, former Housing Minister HM Ambareesh will continue in Congress party. He reasserted his stand at a meeting with CM S Siddaramaiah on Wednesday night.
The CM had met Ambareesh at his residence on Wednesday night along with his ministerial colleagues Bangalore Development Minister KJ George and Major Irrigation Minister MB Patil. At that time Ambareesh quelled the speculations that he might join BJP.
He also clarified to Siddaraiah that he is ready to contest from Mandya in 2018 state assembly election.
It can be recalled that state political circles were abuzz with the speculation that Ambareesh may join BJP and his wife Sumalatha may contest from Mandya constituency as a BJP candidate in 2018 assembly election.