A press conference is no longer just a press conference. Not when the person behind the mikes is a humble farmer from Holenarsipur. There are footnotes, fine prints, subtexts, things said with the raise of an eyebrow, things unsaid with a smirk,things lost in translation that once the official meet ends, reporters crowd around for an interpretation.
A day after his son H.D. Kumaraswamy sheepishly covered his face while entering Sonia Gandhi‘s 10, Janpath residence, JDS supremo H.D. Deve Gowda takes it upon himself to tell the world the third front is safe in his hands.
Photograph: Karnataka Photo News
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