There were a series of meetings that were held to iron out the problems that the party is facing in the Mysore region after B S Yeddyurappa’s son, Vijayendra was denied a ticket to contest from the Varuna assembly constituency.
The wait has finally paid off and Siddaramaiah is Karnataka’s Chief Minister. The 64 year old leader who started off his life by grazing cattle near Mysore has risen in the ranks to the highest post in the state.
He himself had said when he announced himself as the top contender for the post of Chief Minister that he has a plus point and a person who was grazing cattle has risen to this rank. Continue reading “Will put state back in order- Siddaramaiah”
The Congress is all set to form the next government in Karnataka and the race for the post of Chief Minister has become relatively simpler for the party. The loss of G Parameshwar who was one of the strongest contender for the post lost by a major margin at the Koratagere assembly constituency.
Continue reading “The path for Siddaramaiah is clear”
Siddaramaiah just strengthened his position to claim the post of Chief Minister. He won the Varuna constituency by a major margin of 20000 against the JD(S) and the KJP which were his main contenders. His closest contender was Siddalingaswamy of the KJP who is a Yeddyurappa loyalist.
Siddaramaiah’s win puts him in the race to the post of CM. He is up against G Parameshwar who is currently trailing at his Koratagere constituency.
A list of constituencies which have placed on high alert have been drawn out by the Election Commission of India. These are the constituencies in which security is at its peak.
Koratagere- The constituency from where G Parameshwar Congress chief is contesting. He is desperate for a win as he is in the race for the post of Chief Minister. His chances are tough here, according to the available trends.
Varuna- The KJP will give Siddaramaiah, Congress leader and CM in waiting a tough fight. However it appears to be a Siddaramaiah victory as the people of the constituency woud prefer voting for a Chief Ministerial candidate.