New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Occasion chief and MLC Ayanur Manjunath on Monday mentioned that he would resign from the submit and contest the Karnataka Meeting polls from the Shivamogga constituency, reported information company ANI. He didn’t specify whether or not he would contest from one other get together or as an Impartial candidate.
Manjunath’s assertion got here after being irked over BJP chief and former minister KS Eshwarappa making efforts to safe a ticket for his son KE Kantesh from Shivamogga seat, which is at the moment represented by Eshwarappa.
“There are not any indicators of the BJP honouring my request for a ticket, as an alternative names of youngsters of some leaders are mentioned to have discovered point out within the checklist….I’ll definitely contest this time…..I’ll quickly be resigning from my MLC submit,” Manjunath informed reporters in Shivamogga.
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He additionally challenged Eshwarappa or Kantesh to contest in opposition to him within the polls, as he hit out on the former for looking for a ticket for his son, relatively than for individuals who labored with him to construct the get together, and in addition for allegedly making sure feedback in opposition to him.
As per the report, Eshwarappa is alleged to be making efforts to make sure that his son will get a BJP ticket from Shivamogga this time, from the place Manjunath can be aspiring to contest.
If Manjunath resigns, he can be the third BJP MLC to take action after Puttanna and Baburao Chinchansur, forward of the Might 10 Meeting polls.
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Each Puttanna and Chinchansur have joined the Congress. Whereas Puttanna has been fielded by Congress from the Rajaji Nagar constituency in Bengaluru, Chinchansur is more likely to enter the fray from Gurmitkal in Kalaburagi district.
The 224-member Karnataka Meeting will bear polls in a single section on Might 10 and the counting of votes will happen on Might 13.