Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president G. Parameshwara has invited applications from party workers seeking ticket to contest the Legislative Assembly elections.

The applications will be issued from January 15 and they should be submitted by January 25 along with the prescribed fee. Meanwhile, KPCC Kisan Khet Mazdoor Congress vice-president Sachi Meega in a press release has urged the State government to increase the relief under the arecanut rehabilitation package to Rs. 1.2 lakh.

He said growers had suffered huge losses and the package should be for 10 years and not for one year as announced.

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