Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari: Karnataka CM may face tough contest in seat where he began his career
The home town of Mysore has ended a five-day tour of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. On the occasion, Siddaramaiah visited some villages in the Chamundeswari constituency where he will contest in the 2018 elections. Siddaramaiah had a bad experience in this tour. People were angry on Siddaramaiah, the people said that the Congress government had left the development of villages after coming to the power.
All the JDS MLA, Jeddi Deve Gowda fault, Siddaramaiah tried to restrict them and the government was forced to release funds for the development of villages. Some Congress leaders who talked about this incident feel that Siddaramaiah is competing from Chamundeshwari was considered a risk. They said that this decision was taken by Siddha to make his son easy to win. Siddaramaiah who contested in the last election from Varuna constituency, now his son Dr. Yatindra is competing from Varuna constituency.
Siddaramaiah won for five times (from Independent candidate, Janata Party, Janata Dal, JDS, on behalf of Congress) from Chamundeshwari constituency between 1983 and 2008. After the reorganization of the constituencies, it was strategically considered to have won twice from the Varuna Constituency for the Congress. After deciding to contest from the Chamundeswari constituency again, HD Devegowda’s strategies for Siddaramaiah defeat.
In this constituency, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not hold a grudge. The party is looking for the right candidate to contest against Siddaramaiah. On the other hand Congress leaders blame the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and JDS are collabrated to defeat the chief minister. In the election campaign, Siddaramaiah saying that this is the last election for him and he requesting the voters to give full support in elections to defeat the opposition party.
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