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Shivajinagar candidates create confusion in Karnataka by-polls

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Bengaluru: Multiple Muslim candidates have put the Shivajinagar electorate in confusion, a Muslim-majority constituency in the heart of the city going to the by-polls on December 5.
Candidates for major political parties include Rizwan Arshan, 40, for the Congress and Tanveer Ahmed Ullah for Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S).
Muslim candidates from little known political parties include Suhail Siddiq Sait, 44, a self-employed person for Berojgar Aadmi Adhikar Party, Abdul Subhan, 52, a businessman for Karnataka Rasthra Samithi and Mukthar Ali Khan, 50, a social worker for Karnataka Karmikara Paksha.
There are also a good number of Muslim Independent candidates such as Syed Asif Bukhari, 46, a tea vendor, social worker Imran, 31, two-wheeler businessman Ishittiyak Ahmed, 45, social worker Shanawaz Ahmed, 47, and Mohammed Hanif, 54, a tailor.
Similarly, there are a bunch of Christians as Independents and from little known political parties as candidates in contention for the by-election.
However, M. Saravana for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the lone Hindu candidate from a major political party .


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