A total of 182 candidates are in the fray

Campaigning for the election to Bhadravati City Municipal Council (CMC) has reached a feverish pitch. The Bhadravathi City Municipal Council comprises 35 wards. A total number of 182 candidates are in the fray here. Last time, the Congress party came to power in Bhadravathi CMC.

The election to ward number 22 has generated a lot of curiosity as two brothers have locked horns here. The ward comprises Ujjanipura and parts of Paper Town locality and is reserved for Scheduled Castes category.

Venkataiah won the election from this ward in the year 2007 as a Congress candidate. The Congress party has fielded Venkataiah as its candidate this time as well.

With the objective of clinching this ward, the Janata Dal(Secular) has fielded Mr. Venkataiah’s elder brother Narasaiah as its candidate. Both the Congress and the JD(S) candidates are seeking votes by promising an up gradation in civic amenities.

In ward number 20, R. Varalakshmi, a nine-month pregnant woman, is contesting the election as a candidate of the BSR Congress . Ms. Varalakshmi is also a practicing advocate. The activists of the BSR Congress and her friends have accompanied her in the door-to-door campaigning.

V. Kadiresh, president of Karnataka Janata Party’s city unit, is contesting from ward number 13 and his daughter-in-law Renuka is in the fray as the candidate of the same party from ward number 15. R. Chandrika, wife of the former president of Bhadravathi CMC B.T. Nagaraj, is contesting the election as a Congress candidate from ward number 16, and his elder sister Sakku Bai is the candidate of the same party from ward number 14.

Bhadravathi MLA B.K. Sangamesh is campaigning in favour of Congress candidates in the city. Ex-MLA M.J. Appaji is seeking votes for JD(S), Vice-president of BJP State unit and MLC


  • Election to ward number 22 has generated a lot of curiosity as two brothers have locked horns

  • Bhadravathi MLA B.K. Sangamesh is campaigning in favour of Congress candidates in the city


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