32 candidates remain in fray for three Council seats

32 candidates remain in fray for three Council seats

May 23, 2018

Mysuru: With the filing of nominations for the Legislative Council polls from South  Teachers, South-West Teachers and South West Graduates Constituencies coming to a close yesterday, a total of 32 candidates have filed their nominations for the  three seats.

While 14 candidates have filed nominations from South-West Teachers Constituency, 10 have filed their papers for South Teachers and 14 have filed nomination for South West Graduates Constituency, according to Mysuru Regional Commissioner P. Hemalatha, who is also the Electoral Officer.

Apart from the candidates of the three major political parties who filed their nominations much earlier, Dr. S.B.M. Prasanna, H.M. Leena Shruti, M.N. Ravi Shankar, Dr. Mahadev, A.H. Gopalkrishna and P.A. Sharath Raj filed their nomination as independent candidates on the last day yesterday.

The JD(S) has fielded Legislative Council Deputy Chairman Marithibbegowda, while the Congress has fielded M. Lakshman and the BJP Niranjan Murthy for the Council poll from South Teachers Constituency, comprising of Mysuru,  Mandya, Hassan and Chamarajanagar districts.

The last day for withdrawal of nominations is May 25.

The polls will be held on June 8 and the counting of votes will  be taken up on June 12.


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