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Congress Releases First List Of 218 Candidates For Karnataka Polls

Congress Releases First List Of 218 Candidates For Karnataka Polls

The event is expected to take place at the national stadium in the Talkatora Stadium on April 23. Congress" good show in Karnataka would also help the "uncertain' non-BJP regional parties to throw their weight behind the Congress instead of aligning with the third front mooted by the chief-ministers of West Bengal and Telengana.

The two ministers, Chander Prakash Ganga and Choudhary Lal Singh, sparked off controversy after participating in the Hindu Ekta Munch rally in Hiranagar that sought to protect the accused in Kathua rape and murder case. When the police was presenting before the court, he did not let them. Apart from deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi and health minister Mangal Pandey, the party drafted a Dalit leader and former Union minister, Sanjay Paswan, as its third candidate. The aim is to highlight the "atrocities on dalits" being committed under BJP's rule. There is anger among its members on various issues. "Our leaders will take message from the convention in their respective areas".

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Patra said that the people of Karnataka, where polls are due next month, give the response to the appeasement politics of the Congress under the Siddaramaiah government.

Out of the total candidates, 52 are OBCs, 48 and 39 from the Lingayat and the Vokalliga communities respectively, 36 from the Schedule Castes (SC) and 17 from Schedule Tribes (STs), party source said. BJP had bagged almost half of the seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, reflecting its success in politically key states such as Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Mahadevappa, who wanted to contest from another seat, will now have to contest from T Narsipurelection: 15 women in Congress list. Earlier, Narendra Modi credited his becoming the Prime Minister to Babasaheb Ambedkar.


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