Advertisement

HindustanTimes Tue,23 Dec 2014

Cong too comes out with its list

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Bangalore, April 05, 2013
First Published: 23:58 IST(5/4/2013) | Last Updated: 00:00 IST(6/4/2013)

Even as the Congress retained many sitting MLAs in its first list of 177 candidates for the Karnataka polls, it seems to have emphasised more on aspirants with clean image. The names for the remaining 47 seats will be out the next week.

Advertisement

The party has refused to give tickets to leaders like ex-minister CP Yogishwar who had ditched it and become the BJP MLA during ‘operation lotus’ by BS Yeddyurappa’s government to shore up its numbers.

The list includes key aspirants for the CM’s post like OBC leader Siddaramaiah, KPCC chief G Parameshwar, ex-MP and actor Ambarish and Krishna Byre Gowda.

Although former Karnataka CM SM Krishna met party chief Sonia Gandhi, the list has not included many of his loyalists like Kalpana Siddaraju or MS Atmananda.


Advertisement
more from India

Conversions come to Delhi on Christmas day

The conversion row that refuses to die down is now coming to India's capital with Hindu organisations planning to felicitate converted Muslims from Meerut at a ceremony at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan on Christmas day.
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved