Few surprises in BJP’s first list of candidates for Karnataka assembly elections
Updated : April 09, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Yedyurappa, will contest from his bastion Shikaripura while veterans KS Eshwarappa and Jagdish Shettar will seek victories from Shivamogga and Hubli-Dharwad– Central.
B Sriramulu, close aide of disgraced mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy, has been given the ticket from Molkalmuru instead of his stronghold Bellary.
Several candidates who joined the BJP from rival parties have been given tickets.