Stage is ready for the biennial election to the Karnataka Legislative Council from two the graduates’ and lecturers’ constituencies on Monday, which is witnessing an intense contest.
The polling will probably be held between 8 am to five pm tomorrow, for which a complete of 49 candidates are within the fray and amongst them 4 are ladies, ballot officers stated.
The ruling BJP and the principal opposition occasion Congress have fielded one every to all of the 4 constituencies: North-West Graduates’, South Graduates’, North-West Teachers, and West Teachers’.
While the JD(S) has candidates within the fray aside from for North-West Graduates’ constituency, the remaining candidates are all both independents or from un-recognised events.
A complete of two,84,922 voters will probably be casting their votes in about 607 polling stations for the election to 4 MLC seats.
Counting of votes will happen on June 15.
The elections to the 4 seats of the Upper House of Karnataka Legislature, have been necessitated because the time period of BJP’s Nirani Hanamant Rudrappa (N-W Graduates’) and JD(S)’ Ok T Srikante Gowda (S-Graduates’), additionally BJP”s Arun Shahpur (N-W Teachers’) and JD(S)’ Basavaraj Horatti (W-Teachers’) coming to an finish on July 4.
Horatti, who was the previous Chairman of Legislative Council till not too long ago, had resigned from the publish to hitch the BJP, and is now the ruling occasion’s candidate for West Teachers’ constituency, in search of a document eighth successive time period. He is pitted in opposition to Basavaraj Gurikar and Shrishail Gadadinni from Congress and JD(S) respectively.
For N-W Teachers’ constituency, the battle is between Arun Shahpur of BJP, who’s in search of re-election in opposition to former Congress MLA and MP Prakash Hukkeri and Chandrashekhar Esappa Loni of JD(S); whereas for South Graduates’ constituency former MLC M V Ravishankar of the BJP is going through Madhu G Madegowda of Congress and H Ok Ramu of JD(S) as his opponents.
Out of the 4 constituencies solely N-W Graduates seat is prone to face a direct combat between Nirani Hanamant Rudrappa of BJP, who’s in search of re-election and Congress’ Sunil Annappa Sank, as JD(S)has not fielded any candidate from the seat.
There are a number of candidates from un-recognised events and independents additionally within the fray from all of the 4 constituencies.
The consequence of this ballot is essential for the ruling BJP, to take care of its majority within the 75-member higher home, that it not too long ago gained, following the unopposed election of 4 of its candidates through the biennial polls for seven MLC seats within the state to be elected by MLAs, held final month