BJP’s Karnataka LS candidates’ list opens floodgate of dissent

Following the absence of his son's name in the list, Eshwarappa came down heavily on former chief minister BS Yediyurappa and his family.

BySouth First Desk

Published Mar 14, 2024 | 7:22 PMUpdatedMar 14, 2024 | 7:22 PM

Karnataka BJP KS Eshwarappa BS Yediyurappa Haveri Gadag Dharwad Mysuru Lok Sabha Polls

Dissent erupts in several Lok Sabha constituencies within hours of BJP’s second Karnataka candidates’ list. Leaders openly expressing unhappiness included former Deputy CM KS Eshwarappa who questioned the supremacy of the Yediyurappa family in the party. He is angry that the latter overlooked his son Kantesh for the Haveri-Gadag seat. Disputes similarly arose in at least nine other seats.

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