Bengaluru: In a bid to win a maximum number of seats in the forthcoming Gram Panchayat polls, KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar has appointed party poll in-charges for every Assembly segment.
Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has been appointed as In-charge for Chamundeshwari Assembly segment, former Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa for T. Narasipur, former MLA Kalale Keshavamurthy for Nanjangud, Dr. Yathindra Siddharamaiah for Varuna, MLA H.P. Manjunath for Hunsur, former MLA K. Venkatesh for Periyapatna, N.R. MLA Tanveer Sait for K.R. Nagar and MLA Anil Chikkamadu for H.D. Kote Assembly segments.
Likewise, former MLAs Vasu and K. Venkatesh have been appointed as poll in-charge for Madikeri Assembly segment and MLC Veena Achaiah, KPCC Legal Cell President A.S. Ponnanna and senior Advocate Chandramouli for Virajpet Assembly segment.
In Mandya district, former Minister M. Krishnappa is the poll in-charge for K.R. Pet Assembly segment, former Minister N. Cheluvarayaswamy for Nagamangala, former Minister P.M. Narendraswamy for Malavalli, Rajya Sabha MP G.C. Chandrashekar for Mandya and Melukote, former MLA Ramesh Babu Bandisiddegowda for Srirangapatna and former Minister M.S. Atmananda for Maddur Assembly segments.
In Chamarajanagar district, former MLA A.R. Krishnamurthy has been appointed for Kollegal, MLC R. Dharmasena for Gundlupet, MLA R. Narendra for Hanur and MLA C. Puttarangashetty for Chamarajanagar Assembly segments.
In Hassan district, MLC C.M. Lingappa has been appointed for Arakalgud, former MP Javaregowda for Arasikere, former Minister B. Shivaram and Krishnegowda for Belur, MLC Naseer Ahmed for Hassan, MLC M.A. Gopalaswamy for Holenarasipur, former Minister N. Cheluvarayaswamy for Shravanabelagola and former Minister P.M. Narendraswamy for Sakaleshpur Assembly segments.