CM @siddaramaiah unveiled the new Karnataka Flag as recommended by the committee headed by eminent Kannada writer and scholar Hampa Nagarajaiah . (Photo: GoK Updates)
This April-May period is set to witness the Karnataka Legislative Assembly elections
in 224 constituencies to elect their respective members. Karnataka Assembly tenure ends in May 2018.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is moving ahead with its Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana rally, which went on for seventy five days across the entire state lead by the state president, Y.S Yeddyurappa. The rally came to its end on February 8, 2018, covering all the constituents in Karnataka. The core aim of the BJP under the guidance of the Prime Minister is to liberate Karnataka from the dynasty rule of the inefficient Congress. The Prime Minister wants to put a permanent end to corruption and dirty politics. He said that the entire world is busy with ease of doing business, while the Congress is busy with ease of doing murders.” “Anyone who criticizes the government will pay with death.” This implies that the BJP will be amassing votes thriving on the brand image of the Prime Minister Narendre Modi by having him as the mascot of their elections
campaign. The chief minister seems to be shrewd in engaging the Prime Minister.
As the elections
in Karnataka are taking its breath taking twists, there were two polls conducted by the Congress in Karnataka, having the polls ahead. The results were very shocking. At least 30 MLAs in the Congress may not get the tickets this year. There are bleak chances of their winning. The High-command seriously reviews this issue and they would take a final call on the party ticket to be given or not. There is a high possibility that these sitting MLAs may not get the ticket. Fresh faces could be given party tickets and roped into the party.
The state and the center Congress are discussing this matter. Mr. Rahul Gandhi is of the opinion that Karnataka should take Fresh faces. The CM Mr. Siddaramaiah says that winning or not winning is just a chance. Considering a fresh face may be a risk. The Congress high command will take a final decision on this issue on this March 28 and 29. As a preliminary, Mr. Madhu Sudhan Misry analyzed the constituencies where the Congress lost in the past.