According to sources BJP said in a statement that the BJP on Sunday released its first list of 72 candidates to contest in the Karnataka assembly elections 2018, to be held May 12 for the 224 seats across the southern state. It quoted "The central election committee of the party has decided the first 72 names for the ensuing Karnataka legislative Assembly elections".
Accordingly State BJP President and the party's CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa will contest from Shikaripura. B Sriramulu, the party MP from Ballari district will contest the Assembly polls and will be the party's candidate from Molakalmuru in Chitradurga district. Meanwhile BJP's campaign in Karnataka Assembly polls had received a boost with six time MLA Malikayya Guttedar, an OBC leader, joining the party.
Furthermore as per report polls
will be held on May 12 and the votes will be counted on May 15. Earlier Karnataka
has seen bitter campaigning ahead of Karnataka elections, by both the parties. Previously
leaders from both parties including PM Modi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and
BJP's Amit Shah visited the state multiple times over the past few months.
How mishap happened during PMs Rally at WB Midnapore sources stated a police official said that makeshift tent collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in West Bengal's Midnapore district yesterday, injuring at least 20 people. Accordingly the tent, officials said, was erected next to the main entrance of the rally venue to shelter people from the rain. Meanwhile many enthusiastic BJP supporters were seen crowding inside the tent during the rally.
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