Bengaluru: Expelled BSP MLA from Kollegal in Chamarajanagar N. Mahesh will join the BJP here on August 5.
Mahesh himself made an announcement on his joining date. He earlier served H. D. Kumaraswamy’s cabinet as the Primary and Secondary Education Minister.
He is from a Scheduled Caste community which has significant presence in Chamarajanagar district. It is understood that BJP is eyeing on winning over Dalit votes through him.