PALINI R. SWAMY writes: Seeking the blessings of Balagangadharanath swamiji. Seeking the blessings of Deshikendra swamiji. Seeking the blessings of the Siddaganga swamiji. Seeking the blessings of Saibaba, seeking the blessings of Ravi Shankar. Etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.
Trips to Tirupati. Trips to Mookambika. Trips to M.M. Hills. Trips to Chamundi Hill. Trips to assorted temples, mosques, churches and dargahs. Etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.
Can H.D. Kumaraswamy still not believe he could pull it off? Or is this exaggerated PDB (public display of bhakti) his way of conveying that even divine support may not be sufficient to pull Karnataka out of the woods? Or is this one reason why the first 100 days weren't enough?