Chandrababu is in Bengaluru to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Kumaraswamy and Chief Minister (CM) of Karnataka today. He said that all regional parties' chiefs are present at the oath-taking, to express their solidarity. He said that he was very happy that Kumaraswamy is taking oath as CM of Karnataka. Asked about a front against Prime Minister (PM) Modi, they were there only because it was an important occasion, he said. Meanwhile, West Bengal (WB) CM, Mamata Banerjee said that only strong regional parties and states make a strong nation.