19.5 C
London
Sunday, June 16, 2024
HomeBangaloreShivajinagar candidates create confusion in Karnataka by-polls

Shivajinagar candidates create confusion in Karnataka by-polls

Related stories

J&K police release list of seized assets used for terrorism

Jammu, Feb 16 : The police in Jammu and...

Israel says 4 mln citizens vaccinated against Covid-19

Jerusalem, Feb 17 : Israeli officials announced that some...

Hungary to receive first shipment of Chinese vaccines

Beijing, Feb 17 : A Hungarian cargo plane loaded...

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 .

Subscribe

- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories