Thursday 24 April 2014
News updated at 7:07 PM IST
Weather
Max: 34.6°C
Min : 22.8°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

25 file nominations for two constituencies in Kodagu

Madikeri/Chikmagalur, April 17, 2013, DHNS:

Nominations will be scrutinised today

As many as 25 persons have filed their nominations for Madikeri and Virajpet constituencies for Assembly polls of May 5, in Kodagu district.

The names of those filed for Madikeri constituency are S P Mahadevappa (BSP), M V Santhosh Kumar (independent), M P Appachu Ranjan (BJP), B A Jeevijaya (JD(S), K M Lokesh (Cong), Rafique (independent), Shambhulingappa(KJP), Nijamuddin (independent), Vanajakshi (independent), K M Basheer (JD(S), M P Harish (Independent),D S Guruprasad (independent), C V Nagesh (independent), Dr B C Nanjappa (independent), K P Rasheeda (independent).  The candidates who filed nominations from Virajpet constituency are B T Pradeep (Cong). K G BOpiah (BJP), A A Usman (SDPI), D S Madappa (JDS), M N Ayyappa (BSR Cong), Changappa (CPM), Udaya (independent), Maranna Dilip Kumar (independent), Giri Uthappa (independent) and Vijaysingh David (independent).

Nominations will be scrutinised on April 18. The last date for withdrawal of nomination is April 20.


Ranjan fears defeat

KJP district spokesperson Udaykumar has accused minister Appachu Ranjan of making allegations against Viraktamutt seer in Somwarpet.

He said that Ranjan had stated that the seer had campaigned in favour of the KJP.  “Ranjan is scared of the KJP and fearing defeat in the election. Why Ranjan is levelling unnecessary allegations against KJP?” he asked.

“KJP is not restricted to Lingayats alone. It is a party for all the communities. KJP candidate Shambhulingappa is secular. The KJP has shown good performance in the ULB polls,” he said.

KJP chief B S Yeddyurappa will campaign in Madikeri and Shanivarasanthe on April 27. He will address the party workers.

Chikmagalur

As many as 49 persons have filed 62 nominations in five Assembly constituencies of Chikmagalur on Wednesday.


Twelve persons filed 13 nominations in Chikmagalur constituency. They are Vedamurthy and D S Ashok (KJP), Annavel (BSR cong), T Harish (JDU), Uddappa Ningayya (CPI(ML), Shankaralinge Gowda (Lokasatha Party), Apsar Pasha (NCP), M M Sudheer, Vijay Kumar, Gurushanthappa, Dharme Gowda (independent).

As many as nine candidates have filed 12 nominations in Kadur constituency. Birur Devaraj (BJP), Belliprakash (KJP), Kemparaju (BSR Congress), Y S V Datta (JD(S), Kumar Naik (Welfare Party of India), Janardhan Rao, Gangadhar, Nagaraju and Shivarudrappa (independent).

Twenty one nominations were filed by 15 persons in Tarikere constituency. G H Srinivas (Congress), K Manjunath (Congress), T R Nagaraj (JD(S), D C Suresh (Sarvodaya Karnataka), D S Suresh (KJP), Anusooya, A Suresh, V Jayaram, Kantharaju, Paramesh Nayak, H Omkarappa, D R Neelakantappa, T S Suresh, H P Ahok (independents).

About 10 nominations were filed by seven persons in Sringeri constituency. The are D N Jeevraj (BJP), Poornesh (BSR Congress), T C Rajendra (JD(S), Umesh and Basavaraj (CPI(ML), Abraham and K V Mahesh (independent).

As many as six nominations were filed by six candidates in Mudigere. They are M P Kumarasway (BJP), B N Chandrappa (Cong), Sathi Sundaresh (CPI), B B Ningaiah (JD(S), H Manjunath (BSR Congress) and B M Ramesh (independent).

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A worker spreads paddy crop for drying at a rice processing unit in Bavla...

A worker spreads paddy crop for drying at a rice processing unit in Bavla...

A helicopter flies past as Bangladesh's naval frigate BNS Abu Bakar participates in multi-country...

A helicopter flies past as Bangladesh's naval frigate BNS Abu Bakar participates in multi-country...

Sachin Tendulkar poses for a photograph with his wife Anjali during his 41st bithday celebrations...

Sachin Tendulkar poses for a photograph with his wife Anjali during his 41st bithday celebrations...

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh showing the ink mark on his finger after casting vote for Lok Sabha...

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh showing the ink mark on his finger after casting vote for Lok Sabha...

Residents trying to salvage their belongings after a massive fire gutted their houses in Patna...

Residents trying to salvage their belongings after a massive fire gutted their houses in Patna...

A honeybee ‘caught’ by a ‘len’s eye’ while feeding on nectar...

A honeybee ‘caught’ by a ‘len’s eye’ while feeding on nectar...

Labourers thrash cornflower stalks in a field during morning hours near Vrindavan...

Labourers thrash cornflower stalks in a field during morning hours near Vrindavan...

Chief Minister of Manipur O Ibobi Singh offers floral tribute at Khomjam War Memorial Complex...

Chief Minister of Manipur O Ibobi Singh offers floral tribute at Khomjam War Memorial Complex...

In this Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, Olivia Wilde, and Jason Sudeikis arrive at the ...

In this Sunday, March 2, 2014 file photo, Olivia Wilde, and Jason Sudeikis arrive at the ...

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attend a reception ...

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attend a reception ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523