JD(S) may field Sindhia from Varuna

Former minister P G R Sindhia is likely to contest from the Varuna Assembly constituency in Mysuru district as the JD(S) candidate in the coming elections.

Sindhia, who met JD(S) leaders, H D Deve Gowda and H D Kumaraswamy here on Sunday, is learnt to have expressed his willingness to contest from Varuna. Besides, he has decided to actively involve himself in the party affairs in the coming days.

"I want to strengthen the hands of Gowda and Kumaraswamy ahead of the polls. My desire is to bring the party to power and provide good governance to the state. But, the party leadership will decide on my contesting the election," Sindhia said. Dr Yatindra, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's son, is likely to contest from Varuna as the Congress candidate. Siddaramaiah is the present MLA from Varuna.

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