JD(S) to field Bangarappa kin in Shimoga

JD(S) to field Bangarappa kin in Shimoga

The Janata Dal (Secular) will field a family member of former chief minister the late S Bangarappa, ín the Shimoga Lok Sabha constituency in the coming elections.

Briefing reporters here on Tuesday, JD(S) leader and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy said Geetha Shivarajkumar, Shakuntala Bangarappa, Sujata Tilak Kumar and Madhu Bangarappa are the probable candidates.

Bangarappa’s family members will take a final decision on the candidate. The JD(S) has no plans of fielding any other leader as candidate from Shimoga.

The name of the candidate will be announced at a convention to be held in Shimoga in the second week of March.

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