T.B. Jayachandra is Congress candidate for Sira byelection


The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee on Wednesday introduced the candidature of T.B. Jayachandra, former Minister, for the byelection to the Sira Legislative Meeting constituency in Tumakuru district.

The bypoll is necessitated following the loss of life of Janata Dal (Secular) MLA B. Sathyanarayana. The ruling BJP and the JD(S) haven’t but introduced candidates for the seat.

KPCC president D.Okay. Shivakumar chaired a gathering with leaders of the Tumakuru District Congress Committee and all leaders have unanimously determined to subject Mr. Jayachandra within the byelections.

Mr. Jayachandra, 71, who had served because the Minister within the S.M. Krishna and Siddaramaiah-led governments, misplaced to JD(S) candidate Sathyanarayana by a margin of 10,365 votes within the 2018 Meeting elections. S.R. Gowda of the BJP secured third place with 16,959 votes (9.41% of votes). The previous Legislation Minister, who received six Meeting elections previously, was first elected to the Meeting in 1978.

Elections within the constituency could be fought underneath the management of former KPCC president and former Deputy Chief Minister G. Parameshwara. Former MLA Okay.N. Rajanna, who additionally had misplaced the 2018 Meeting polls in Madhugiri constituency, is the co-chairman of the marketing campaign committee, Mr. Shivakumar mentioned.

The Election Fee of India is predicted to repair the date for bypolls through the announcement of elections to Bihar Meeting.

Mr. Shivakuamar mentioned Mr. Rajanna instructed the title of Mr. Jayachandra for the seat. The social gathering will advocate the title to the excessive command for its approval.

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