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Union Minister hits campaign trail in Nanjangud
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Union Minister hits campaign trail in Nanjangud

Hitting the campaign trail in Nanjangud constituency for the crucial Apr. 9 by-poll, Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ramesh Jigajinagi undertook a padayatra in several villages of the constituency today. Speaking to press persons during the course of his campaign at Kattawadipura in the taluk, Ramesh Jigajinagi said that he was…

I withdraw my statement if it has hurt Geetha Mahadevaprasad: MP Pratap
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I withdraw my statement if it has hurt Geetha Mahadevaprasad: MP Pratap

Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has stirred up a controversy saying that DR. Geetha Mahadevaprasad, wife of late Minister H.S. Mahadevaprasad was contesting the election only for the sake of power. The MP, speaking to media this  morning, said that his statement was unintentional and he would withdraw it if it had hurt Geetha Mahadevaprasad. Campaigning…

BJP launches door-to-door campaign in Nanjangud
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BJP launches door-to-door campaign in Nanjangud

State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa leads the way… In a renewed bid to wrest the prestigious Nanjangud constituency from the Congress in the forthcoming by-elections due on April 9,  State BJP President B.S. Yeddyurappa launched door-to-door campaigns and rallies across the constituency this morning. Beginning his campaign in Heggadhalli ZP constituency limits, Yeddyurappa was given…

By-polls: 11 in fray at Nanjangud and seven in Gundlupet
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By-polls: 11 in fray at Nanjangud and seven in Gundlupet

With the deadline for withdrawal of nomination papers for Nanjangud and Gundlupet by-polls ending yesterday, the stage is set for the by-poll with 11 candidates remaining in fray in Nanjangud and 7 candidates in Gundlupet. A total of 14 candidates had filed their nomination papers for Nanjangud (SC) by-poll while the nomination of two of…

Election Observer inspects polling booths
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Election Observer inspects polling booths

Haryana Cadre IAS Officer Pankaj, who has been appointed as Central Observer for Nanjangud by-poll, inspected several booths across the constituency on Thursday. Booth No. 71 at Hosur, which is considered as a sensitive booth, has been selected as a model booth for free and fair polling. During the inspection, Pankaj interacted with the voters…

Who would be Gundlupet’s next MLA?
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Who would be Gundlupet’s next MLA?

With the countdown for the April 9 Gundlupet by-poll already begun, political circles have begun to bet on who would win the  April 9 by-poll and thus become the only fourth person to be MLA of the Constituency in over 6 decades. Gundlupet Constituency which started as a twin-member Constituency in 1952, became a single…

Gundlupet PSI transferred
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Gundlupet PSI transferred

In the wake of complaint by the BJP to the Election Commission, Gundlupet PSI B.N. Sandeep Kumar, has been transferred. The BJP had accused the PSI of unnecessarily resorting to lathi-charge during the procession taken out by it for the filing of nomination of the party candidate for Gundlupet by-poll on Mar.20. Sandeep Kumar had…

Former Minister Ramdas hits campaign trail at Nanjangud
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Former Minister Ramdas hits campaign trail at Nanjangud

Even as the poll campaign for the prestigious Nanjangud by-poll is getting hotter with each  passing day, former Minister S.A. Ramdas hit the campaign trail early this morning by extensively touring various   localities in the town, seeking votes for BJP candidate V. Sreenivasa Prasad. Speaking to press persons during the campaign, Ramdas said he saw…

By-polls: 2 nominations rejected in  N’gud; all 9 accepted in Gundlupet
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By-polls: 2 nominations rejected in N’gud; all 9 accepted in Gundlupet

Returning Officer G. Jagadeesha has rejected the nomination papers of R. Renuka and Shivappa, the two independent candidates, who had filed their nominations for the Nanjangud by-elections. With this the Election Commission has accepted nominations papers of 12 candidates. Among the candidates whose nominations papers have been accepted include: M. Pradeep Kumar (Karunadu Party –…

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