K’taka MLC polls: BJP, Congress workers seek fielding of locals

Considering the MLA strength of each party in the house, Congress will likely contest in seven seats, BJP in three and JD(S) in one seat.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 29, 2024 | 3:15 PMUpdatedMay 29, 2024 | 3:15 PM

File photo of a Congress rally

Ahead of the 13 June MLC elections, Congress and BJP workers demanded that their party leadership prioritise local, loyal and intellectual aspirants instead of outsiders and senior leaders’ kith and kin or treat it as a chance to rehabilitate leaders who have lost elections. As the selection process is underway, ticket aspirants in the BJP and the Congress have intensified lobbying.

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