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Karnataka Elections 2018: BJP releases 5th list of 8 candidates

By Chennabasaveshwar

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released the fifth list of its eight candidates on Tuesday. The party released the fourth list of its seven candidates yesterday. The saffron party had announced 72 candidates in the first list and 82 candidates in the second list and 59 candidates in the third list.

BJP releases 5th list of 8 candidates

Constituency and names of BJP candidates in the 5th list:

1)Arasikere= Mariswamy

2)Sakleshpura(SC)= Somashekhar

3)Madhugiri= Ramesh Reddy

4)Shira= S R Gowda

5)Shidlaghatta= H. Suresh

6)Srinivaspura= Dr.Venugopal

7)Mandya= Chandagala Shivanna

8)Melukote= Shivalinge Gowda

Earlier, the Karnataka BJP has appointed party state chief BS Yeddyurappa's son BY Vijayendra as the Yuva Morcha state general secretary. According to reports, BS Yeddyurappa reportedly refuses to discuss the issue of his son BY Vijayendra with party high command. Yesterday, BSY had announced that BY Vijayendra will not contest from Varuna against Dr. Yathindra.

Karnataka Assembly Election dates
Date of notification April 17
Last date to file nominations April 24
Last date to withdraw nominations April 27
Date of polling May 12
Date of counting May 15

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