Appachu Ranjan wants to contest LS polls

Appachu Ranjan wants to contest LS polls

MLA M P Appachu Ranjan said that he too is an aspirant for a ticket to contest from Kodagu-Mysore constituency in the forthcoming parliamentary election.

His statement has created ripples in the political circle.

Speaking in the city on Friday, he said that he is ready to contest the polls if BJP gives him a ticket.

He said, “People from Mysuru have been given a chance to contest for Lok Sabha polls from Kodagu. Therefore, I have requested the BJP high command to give a ticket to a candidate from Kodagu and I am an aspirant for the ticket.”

“I had been to Haryana to discuss Lok Sabha elections. There is no other reason,” he added.

The incident of legislators involving in a fight in a resort is the first-of-its-kind in the history of Karnataka, Appachu Ranjan said and added that the incident is shameful.