Karnataka elections: BJP releases second list of 82 candidates

On April 8, the BJP had declared its first list of 72 candidates that included its chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa, and senior leaders KS Eshwarappa and Jagadish Shettar.

On Sunday, the Congress announced a list of 218 candidates for the Assembly elections due in Karnataka on May 12.

Candidates have not yet been announced for Sindagi, Nagathana, Kittur, Raichur, and Shantinagar segments. "There was a vacuum in seven constituencies where the party had lost in 2013".

Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will be contesting the elections from Chamundeshwari, while his son Dr Yatheendra will contest the election from Varuna constituency.

Karnataka is one of the few Indian states which is being ruled by the Congres.

Assembly polls in Karnataka is weeks away, and the current Siddaramaiah-led Congress government in the state will finish its full term of five years on May 28 - a feat no party has managed since 1985.

Two former IAS officers Siddaiah (Sakleshpur) and Syed Zameer Pasha (Kolar) have been given ticket.

Dr. Mahadevappa, who wanted to contest from C.V. Raman Nagar (SC) seat in Bengaluru and leave his home Constituency T.Narasipur to his son Sunil Bose, will now himself has to contest from T.Narasipur, as the party High Command turned down his demand.

Sitting MLAs who were denied a ticket include Basavaraj Shivannavar from Badgy, Manohar Tehsildar from Hangal, Shiv Moorti Nayak from Mycunda, Turuverevere from Shriniwas and Sharabsherry from Tiptur.

It was speculated that Siddaramaiah might contest from Badami in Bagalkot district but the party fielded Devraj Patil from the seat. Some leaders also threatened to resign from the party, The Times of India reported. They burned tyres and shouted slogans against party President Rahul Gandhi on a highway near Nelamangala.

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