Congress puts out first list of Candidates for 18 constituencies in Karnataka
Bengaluru: Karnataka Pradesh Congress on Saturday released its first list of 18 candidates in the state who will contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha Election.
Chikkodi- Prakash Hukkeri, Belagavi- Virupakshi S Sadunavar, Bagalkot- Veena Kashappanavar, Gulbarga(SC)- Mallikarjun Kharge, Raichur(SC)- BV Nayak, Bidar- Eshwar Khandre, Koppal- Rajshekar Hitnal, Ballari(ST)- VS Ugrappa, Haveri- DR Patil, Davangere- Shamanoor Shivashankarappa, Dakshina Kannada- Mithun Rai, Chitradurga(SC)- BN Chandrappa, Mysuru-Kodagu- CH Vijayshankar, Chamarajnagar- R Dhruvanarayan, Bengaluru(Rural)- DK Suresh, Bengaluru(Central)- Rizwan Harshad, Chikballpur- DR.M. Veerappa Moily while KH Muniyappa was given ticket from Kolar (SC) by the party’s high command.
The party has ceded 8 seats to JD(S) out of 28 seats in the state as a part of its coalition deal with it.
With this, Congress has Two more seats where it is yet to announce the candidates.