The BJP central election committee didn't finalize the candidates' list for the 28 Lok Sabha seats of the state on Tuesday. while the meeting continuing until 1.30 am, the party national and state leaders didn't attain any consensus. According to the sources, the BJP is probably going to release the candidates' list on Wednesday midday.
A senior BJP leader told that there's no consensus on four seats together with Udupi-Chikkamagaluru, Ballari, Uttara Kannada, and Kolar, whereas candidates for all the remaining seats are finalized.
"BJP State Chief BS Yeddyurappa is proposing the name of Shobha Karandlaje for Udupi-Chikkamagaluru, however, several are opposing the same. Confusion persists regarding Ballari too, because of interference by Ramesh Jarakiholi and B Nagendra. whereas sub-caste downside hit the finalization of the candidate for Kolar, Amith Shah himself is opposing Anant Kumar Hegde's candidature for Uttara Kannada Lok Sabha constituency," he explained. "A final decision is predicted these days," he said