Cong list of probable candidates for B'lore ready

KPCC observers to each of the three parliamentary constituencies of Bangalore held a separate meeting on Thursday and prepared a list of probable party candidates to contest the 2014 general elections.

According to party sources, names of former external affairs minister S M Krishna, K C Ramamurthy, Dr Appaji Gowda, U B Venkatesh (Bangalore South), B L Shankar, C K Jaffer Sharief, Prof Rajiv Gowda, N L Narendra Babu (Bangalore North), H T Sangliana, J Alexander, B K Hariprasad (Bangalore Central) have been shortlisted. Sharief’s name also figures in the probable candidates’ list for Bangalore Central.

Names shortlisted

Sources said the names were shortlisted after consulting the party leaders and workers in these constituencies. The list will soon be submitted to the KPCC chief G Parameshwara. The KPCC will forward the list to the AICC.

Besides, the party high command will be shortly sending a team of observers to each of the districts to hold consultation with the party workers and recommend names.

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