Today is the final day for filing nominations. On Monday evening two developments took place for film personalities to file nominations.
One is Navarasanayaka Jaggesh who is filing nominations from BJP on Dr Rajakumar birthday from Yeshwanthpur constituency and last minute inclusion is producer of nearly 40 films K Manju from Bommanahalli constituency on JDS ticket. Sri Chandrasekhara Swamiji was supposed to contest from JDS but he has been silenced by former PM and JDS supreme HD Deve Gowda.
In addition to it the high drama of Dr Ambarish ends today. The others in the list of candidature for May 12, 15th Karnataka State Assembly elections are as follows:
· Kannada cinema producer Lallesh Reddy who served jail term and released a few years ago is a candidate from BTM Layout from BJP ticket. Minister Ramalinga Reddy is his opponent.
· Saikumar returns again from his mother home constituency Bagepalli. This is from where he lost in the previous elections. He is fighting with another strong candidate Dr CR Manohar, well known producer and floriculturist.
· Hirekerur has BC Patil from Congress I and it seems to be cake walk for permanent Kaurava of Kannada cinema.
· Sitting minister of Kannada and culture Umasri is from Teredal of Congress I.
· NICE MD, producer and actor Ashok Kheney from Congress I this time in Bidar (south).
· Kumar Bangarappa and Madhu Bangarappa are from Soraba on BJP and JDS tickets is quite interesting fight.
· CP Yogeshwar is on BJP ticket in Channapatna.
· Shashikumar is from Hosadurga on JDS ticket.
· Munirathna Naidu is fighting from Raja Rajeshwari Nagara. Amoolya father in law Ramachandra is fighting from BJP ticket in this constituency.