Former prime minister and JDS supremo H D Deve Gowda will take on former parliamentarian G S Basavaraju in Tumakuru.
53-year-old Gowda Muddaiah became the centre of attraction at a Golla community meeting here on Saturday when the Dalit leader spoke about him.
The development comes amid simmering discontent within the Congress's local leadership over ceding of Tumkur seat to the alliance partner.
Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara met landowners who had been staging a two-day dharna outside the BDA head office at Gutehalli late on Wednesday night.
After West Bengal, Bengaluru too may join the ranks of cities that will not participate in the cleanliness survey.
Parameshwara told reporters on Sunday that confusion with regard to seat-sharing is expected to be resolved shortly.
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara questions PM's absence during Siddaganga mutt seer's funeral
'PM Modi attends celebrity weddings, meets movie stars but skips the funeral of our NadedaDuva devaru, who dedicated his life to helping the poor & the marginalised,' G Parameshwara tweeted.
A whopping Rs 20 lakh was spent on a table, chairs and a carpet for the chambers of Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara.
Introduction of English medium schools has left the Congress top leaders divided in their opinion.
Parameshwara said the government is reconsidering the project, which was opposed last year by citizens and political parties.
His appeal comes a day after Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara accused the BJP of making a fresh bid to topple the Congress-JDS coalition government in the state.
Even five days after eight new faces were inducted into the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, the portfolios still remain a mystery.
BDA’s Master Plan aims to put in place a regulatory framework that will give direction to the growth and development of the city for the next 15 years.
Led by ZP vice-president Sharada Narasimha Murthy, JD(S) and BJP members of the local body boycotted the meeting.
Parameshwara rubbished the news of Ramesh quitting the party and dubbed it as a media creation.