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BJP Releases First List Of 72 Candidates For Karnataka Assembly Polls

PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah at the party's Central Election Committee meeting today BJP Releases First List Of 72 Candidates For Karnataka Assembly Polls
Ray Hunter | 11 April, 2018, 17:07

"First list of 72 BJP candidates for ensuing general election to the legislative assembly of Karnataka 2018 finalised by BJP Central Election Committee".

The first list of candidates also features some new names, including Mallikayya Guttedar, a six-time MLA from Afzalpur who moved from the Congress to the BJP after differences with Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.

The Karnataka Congress on Tuesday had alerted that a fake list of candidates of the Indian National Congress for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state is being diffused on the social media. Now the screening committee meetings are going on and any list regarding the same will be released only after Central Election Committee meeting.

Karnataka BJP President and the party's CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa will contest from Shikaripura while B Sriramulu, the party MP from Ballari district will contest the Assembly polls and will be the party's candidate from Molakalmuru in Chitradurga district.

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According to sources, the BJP is likely to field candidates for more than 140 seats and the names of remaining candidates are expected to be revealed soon. She said that the party received 5700 applications from aspirants to contest the polls.

State director of Kannada Development Authority, Mahanthesh Lakshman Hatti has requested the people of Chamundeshwari Constituency to allow Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to contest from Badami Constituency.

BJP has announced Mr Yeddyurappa as its chief ministerial candidate, with a target of winning 150 out of 224 assembly seats and coming back to power after a gap of five years.

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