Yeddyurappa, SM Krishna misses BS Yeddyurappa's son nomination filing
Raghavendra, a sitting MP, is pitted against another former CM S Bangarappa’s son Madhu Bangarappa, who is the JD(S) candidate from Shivamogga.
State BJP president and former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's son, BY Raghavendra, filed his nomination papers from Shivamogga, an event which was missed by Yeddyurappa and former chief minister SM Krishna after the helicopter that was to transport them from Bengaluru developed a technical problem, on Thursday.
Raghavendra's wife Tejaswini, BJP Shivamogga district unit president S Rudregowda, former deputy chief minister KS Eshwarappa, his brother BY Vijayendra and others accompanied him. "The BJP will win more seats across the country as everyone wants to see Narendra Modi back as the Prime Minister," told, Raghavendra, after filing his nomination.
As the process for the second phase of polls in the state was set in motion, Raghavendra was among 15 candidates who filed nominations on Thursday. A total 15 candidates filed 20 nominations.
Raghavendra, a sitting MP, is pitted against another former CM S Bangarappa's son Madhu Bangarappa, who is the JD(S) candidate from Shivamogga.
Earlier in the day, Raghavendra performed special pujas at the Huchcharaya Swamy temple in Shikaripura, which is his hometown. He also visited numerous other temples.