Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge to hold meeting in Delhi, Rahul Gandhi likely to attend
9 April, 2023 | Pragati Singh
The ruling BJP now has a 119-seat majority in the Legislature, while the Congress and JD(S) have 75 and 28 seats, respectively.
According to party sources, a meeting of senior Congress officials will be convened this evening at the residence of party president Mallikarjun Kharge to discuss the selection of candidates for the Karnataka elections. According to party insiders, Rahul Gandhi is also expected to attend this conference. The names of candidates for Karnataka’s 58 seats have yet to be announced by the Congress.
With the Karnataka Assembly elections approaching, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge appointed BN Chandrappa, a former Lok Sabha member, as the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee’s fifth functioning president on Sunday.
While DK Shivakumar is the Karnataka Congress chairman, the KPCC already has four active presidents in the form of Ramalinga Reddy, Eshwar Khandre, Saleem Ahmed, and Satish Jarkiholi. In 2014-19, Chandrappa was elected to the Lok Sabha from Chitradurga. Elections in Karnataka are scheduled to take place in a single phase on May 10, with vote counting taking place on May 13.
The ruling BJP now has a 119-seat majority in the Legislature, while the Congress and JD(S) have 75 and 28 seats, respectively. The state’s three major political parties, the BJP, the Congress, and the JD(S), have been exchanging barbs as their election campaigns progress.