The tall personality in politics and Kannada cinema Munirathna Naidu has won the by election of Rajarajeshwari Nagar with a good majority on Tuesday afternoon.
The BJP candidate now Munirathna Naidu will be minister soon in BS Yediyurappa cabinet. The reshuffle of the cabinet is taking place soon.
Munirathna Naidu noted producer of Kannada cinema has defeated the nearest Congress I candidate Smt Kusuma by a margin of 57936 votes. The voting to the RR Nagar by election was held on 3rd November and counting began at 8 am on Tuesday morning 10th of November. At Gnaakshi Vidyaniketana the counting was held for 2, 09,828 votes that are 45 percent of total electorate of that constituency.
Producer Munirathna Naidu bagged 1.25,734 votes while Congress I Kusuma got 67 798 while JDS candidate got 10,251 votes.
Munirathna Naidu was in Congress I party till 2019. He switched over to the Bharatiya Janata Party and was instrumental in bringing BJP to the seat of power. 17 MLAs were with Munirathna Naidu and that shook the power of Congress I.
Munirathna Naidu was a councilor in 2010 and joined the Indian National Congress. He contested two times in Congress I ticket and won 2013 and 2018. The third occasion he represented BJP in 2020 elections and at the campaign itself Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had told that RR Nagar people are electing a future minister in my cabinet.
Munirathna Naidu former Kannada Film Producers Association is producer of films such as ‘Aunty Preethse, Kambalahalli, Raktha Kanneeru, Anaatharu, Katari Veera Surasundaranga and Munirathna Kurukshetra in 2019.
Let us best of luck to Munirathna Naidu MLA just elected. What ministry he is going to get will be announced soon by the ruling BJP.