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Nominees of all parties enter Council unopposed

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has the authority to suggest names of five candidates to be nominated under the Governor quota.

Published: 23rd June 2020 07:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd June 2020 07:36 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: Members to seven vacant seats of the Karnataka Legislative Council were elected unopposed on Monday with no additional candidates in the fray. Four BJP candidates — Pratap Simha Nayak, Sunil Vallyapure, M T B Nagaraj and R Shankar — two Congress candidates — B K Hariprasad and Naseer Ahmed — and one JDS — Govinda Raju — were elected unopposed eliminating the need for voting in the biennial Council polls.  

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has the authority to suggest names of five candidates to be nominated under the Governor quota. Legislative Assembly Secretary and Returning Officer M K Vishalakshi declared the election of the seven candidates.



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