Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah in delhi for list of candidates

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The CM and PCC chief are also expected to meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi to explain their strategy in the selecting the candidates.

"Until now no CEC meeting has happened regarding the Karnataka Assembly Election", he added. Meanwhile the Congress party has expressed confidence that Siddaramaiah will get a second run as Chief Minister of Karnataka.

"The central election committee of the party has decided the first 72 names for the ensuing Karnataka legislative Assembly elections", said the BJP in a statement released by its state unit. The high-level meeting was chaired by party president Amit Shah, and the attendees included Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, among others. This time around the All India Mahila Empowerment Party (MEP) is joing the numerous also runners and asserts that it would contest all the 224 seats. The last date for filing the nominations is April 24, while April 27 is the last date of withdrawal of candidature. The meeting, official sources said, delineated on probable candidates for over 140 seats and the names of remaining candidates are likely to be announced soon.

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The party has assigned sitting MLAs, ministers and senior party functionaries to quell possible dissidence once the list is out, he said.

A "fake" list of Congress candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in Karnataka is being circulated on social media. However, Yeddyurappa merged the entity with the BJP before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and was elected to the Lok Sabha.

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