Staff Correspondent

11 nominations were filed from Maski constituency

Raichur: Eighty nomination papers were filed by 54 persons in the seven Assembly segments in Raichur district on Tuesday, the last day to file nominations.

In Raichur Rural segment, Devanna Naik, filed his papers as an independent. Raja Rayappa Naik of the Congress filed two sets of papers, Raja Roopkumar Naik of the Janata Dal (Secular) filed his papers as the Janata Dal (Secular) candidate.

Bassangouda Daddal of the Bharatiya Janata Party filed two sets of papers.

In Raichur (City) segment, the former MLA Syed Yasin of the Congress and the former Minister Muniyappa Muddappa of Samajwadi Party (SP) filed two sets of nominations each.

A.Vijayaraj, Mallikarjuna Nagappa, Ramanna Neermanvi and Ramakrishna filed their papers as independents. Zilla panchayat member, Basheeruddin of the Congress, also filed his papers as an independent.

In Manvi segment, Eranna Laxman filed two sets of papers as the Bhaujan Samaj Party candidate, Raja Venkatappa Naik filed four sets of papers as the Janata Dal (Secular) candidate, Adeppa Deewan of Samajwadi Party and Mallappa Bangari, an independent, filed one set of papers each.

In Deodurga segment, Raichur MP A. Venkatesh Naik, filed two sets of papers as the Congress candidate, Sujata Patil of the BJP, Sanjeevappa Sivangi of the SP, Manasaiah of the Communist Party of India and Venkanna Dore of the BSP filed one set of papers each.

Shivangouda Naik of the Janata Dal (S) filed two sets of papers.

In Lingsugur, A. Vasanthkumar, president of the district unit of the Congress, filed two sets of papers. Manappa Vajjal of the BJP filed one set and Thippanna of the Janata Dal (S) filed three sets of papers. Padmavardhan of the SP, and Rangappa of the Lok Janashakthi (LJS), each filed one set. M. Swami Mati filed four sets of papers as the BJP candidate.

The independents who filed papers are Rajanikant, Gopal, Doddappa, Shekaraiah, Bheemappa, Basawaraj, K.Babu and Ramanna.

In Sindhanur segment, R. Eramma of the LJS, Sharanamma of the Sarvodaya Karnataka, Muniyappa Balappa of the BJP and seven independents, including Eresh, Sharanappa, Manappa, Shabbir Pasha, Balappa, Mohammed Shafi and Ramanna, each filed one set of papers.

In Maski segment, Thimmappa of the Congress filed two sets of papers, Nagaraj Byali filed three sets of papers as the BSP candidate.

H.R. Shivakumar of the LJS and three independents, Nagaraj, Amaresh and Somangouda also filed papers.

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