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In Karnataka, Congress workers protest, destroy party office over distribution of tickets

In Karnataka, Congress workers protest, destroy party office over distribution of tickets

The Congress party yesterday, released its first list of 218 candidates for the assembly elections. Byrathi Suresh, brother of sitting K.R. Puram Congress MLA B.S. Basavaraj, has been given the ticket from Hebbal, Father-son sitting MLAs, who have succeeded in getting the party ticket are S.S. Mallikarjuna and his father Shyamanuru Shivashankarappa, fighting in the two Constituencies from Davangere and Minister M. Krishnappa and his son Priya Krishna, from Vijayanagar and Govindarajanagar respectively in Bengaluru. The second list of BJP comprises names of candidates from 82 constituencies.

Voices of dissent were visible even when the list was being made public, with many citing that party has not applied the "one-family, one-ticket" formula for the Karnataka polls and granted tickets to the Chief Minister and his son, Home Minister and his daughter, and the Law Minister and his son.

BJP on Sunday asked Congress to take suitable action against Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief G A Mir for his remarks over the arrest of accused in the Kathua gangrape case. The list included 48 sitting or outgoing legislators from the state's northern, central and southern regions. The party, in the past week, had released its first list of 72 candidates. The 69-year-old Karnataka CM has won five times from the seat since 1983. Supporters of fivetime MLA D B Inamdar were also up in arms with the party holding the candidate's name for Kittur; the high command is reportedly toying with the idea of fielding his relative, .




It was speculated that Siddaramaiah might contest from Badami in Bagalkot district but the party fielded Devraj Patil from the seat. "These things do happen", state Congress President D Gundu Rao told News18.

The number of women candidates among the candidates announced by both the national parties is too low.


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