Nalin Kumar from DK, Shobha from Udupi get Ticket for LS polls
Bengaluru: The 1st list of BJP candidates for the Lok Sabha polls from Karnataka has been released on March 21.
The BJP has released the names of the candidates to contest the LS polls. Nalin Kumar Kateel from Dakshina Kannada and Shobha Karandlaje from Udupi-Chikkamagaluru constituencies have got the ticket to contest the LS polls. From Mysuru – Kodagu constituency Pratap Simha has been given the ticket to contest the elections.
There were many aspirants from Dakshina Kannada district, Brijesh Chowta, Satyajit Suratkal and Dr Sudheer Hegde but former MP Nalin Kumar has been once again for the third time selected by the BJP and given the ticket to contest from DK.
According to sources within the party, there was strong opposition in giving the ticket to Nalin Kumar but the high command has finally selected Nalin in the list of 21 candidates from Karnataka.
Below is the full list:
Belgaum Shri Suresh Chanabasappa Angadi
Bagalkot Shri Parvatagouda C Gaddigoudar
Bijapur(SC) Shri Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
Gulbarga(SC) Dr Umesh Jadhav
Bidar Shri Bhagwanth Khuba
Bellary Shri Devendrappa
Haveri Shri Shivkumar Chanabasappa Udasi
Dharwad Shri Pralhad Venkatesh Joshi
Uttara Kannada Shri Anantkumar Hegde
Davanagere Shri Gowdar M Siddeshwara
Shimoga Shri B Y Raghavendra
Udupi Chikmagalur Kum. Shobha Karandlaje
Hassan Shri A Manju
Dakshina Kannada Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel
Chitradurga(SC) Shri A Narayana Swamy
Tumkur Shri G S Basavaraju
Mysore Shri Prathap Simha
Chamrajanagar Shri Srinivasa Prasad
Bangalore North Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda
Bangalore Central Shri P. C. Mohan
Chikkballapur Shri B N Bachchegowda