New Delhi, Mar 26 (UNI) Ahead of the assembly elections in Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today constituted the Pradesh Election Committee with former Chief Ministers S M Krishna and N Dharam Singh and Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K Rehman Khan as members.
Mr Mallikarjun Kharge would head the committee which has a total of 31 members plus all the members of the Congress Working Committee and all the Union Ministers from the state, besides heads of the state frontal organisations.
Ms Gandhi also constituted the Campaign committee with Mr Siddharamaiah as Chairman and the Election Management and Coordination Committee with Mr Krishna as Chairman.
AICC General Secretary in charge of Karnataka and Union Minister Prthviraj Chavan would be the Chairman of the PCC Coordination Committee, while former Union Minister Jaffer Sharief will head the Manifesto Committee.
Following are the committees with their members: Pradesh Election Committee : Messrs Mallikarjun Kharge (Chairman), S M Krishna, N Dharam Singh, Siddharamaiah, H K Patil, Allum Veerbhadrappa, B Janardhan Poojary, K Rehman Khan, B Shankaranand, H C Srikantaiah, R L Jalappa, Siddu B Nyamegouda, H Hanumanthappa, V Srinivas Prasad, Kagodu Thimappa, R V Deshpande, D K Shiv Kumar, K J George, Sageer Ahmed, A Krishnappa, N Y Hanumanthappa, S R Morey, Veeranna A Mathilkatti, A Venkatesh Naik, Iqbal Ahmed Sadargi, Vinaykumar Sorake, Basavaraj Rayareddy, D B Chandre Gowda, A B Patil, Jalaja Naik and Kariyanna. Permanent Invitees : All the members of the CWC from Karnataka, All the Union Ministers from Karnataka and Heads of the State Frontal organisations.
Campaign Committee : Messrs Siddharamaiah (Chairman), Allum Veerbhadrappa (Vice Chairman), V R Sudarshan (Convener), H K Patil, H Hanumanthappa, M P Prakash, Virupakshappa, Tejaswini Sriramesh, K R Ramesh Kumar, Umashree, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Jalaja Naik, K B Krishnamurthy, Vinaykumar Sorake, Venkataramanappa, K C Mondaiah, Veerkumar A Patil, C S Nadagouda, M N Nabi, Narayan Rao, Dr Girija Maheshan, Dr H C Mahadevappa, B Shivaram, H Vishwanath, Basavaraj Rayareddy, B R Patil, Vijayalakshmi Ramana, Kodandaramayya, V Srinivas Prasad, R Roshan Baig, J Alexander, U R Sabhapathi, D B Inamdar, Arshad Ali Khan and Kariyanna.
Election Management and Coordination Committee : Messrs. S M Krishna (Chairman), Janardhan Poojary (Co-Chairman) R V Deshpande (Convener), N Dharam Singh, H K Patil, Shamanur Shivshankarappa, R L Jalappa, H C Srikantaiah, Narsingrao Suryavanshi, R V Devraj, Motamma, D K Shivakumar, A B Malakareddy, V Somanna, Shrikantdatta N Wodeyar, Saleem Ahmed, H M Revanna, A Krishnappa, G S Basavaraj, T B Jayachandra, Prabhakar Kore, M P Prakash, Ramesh Jarkhiholi, Srinivas Gowda, Kamarul Islam, B L Shankar, M Shivanna, B A Mohiddin, Basavaraj Patil Humanbad, Kumar Bangarappa and V S Ugrappa. PCC President and Chairman, Campaign Committee, All the members of the CWC from Karnataka, All the Union Ministers from Karnataka and Heads of the state fronal organisations.
PCC Coordination Committee : Mr Prithviraj Chavan (Chairman), Mr N Dharam Singh, Mr H K Patil, Mr Shivshankarappa Shamanur (KPCC Treasurer), Chairmen of Pradesh Election Committee, Election Management and Coordination Committee, Campaign Committee, Manifesto Committee and Media Committee and all former PCC Presidents.
Ex-Officio members: all members of the CWC from Karnataka and All Union Ministers from Karnataka.
Manifesto Committee : Mr C K Jaffer Sharief (Chairman).
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