BJP names 9 MLC candidates for biennial legislative council polls in Bihar, Karnataka
Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday announced nine candidates for biennial legislative council elections in Bihar and Karnataka.
The party fielded NK Yadav from Kosi graduates' constituency and named Suresh Rai, Narendra Singh and Chandrama Singh as its candidates for four teachers' constituencies, according to a release by BJP general secretary Arun Singh.
Chidanand M Gowda, SV Sankanur, Shashil G Namoshi and Puttanna are its candidates for four graduates' and teachers' constituencies in Karnataka.
On September 26, the Election Commission of India had announced the dates for the biennial election to the Bihar Legislative Council from four graduates' and four teachers' constituencies. The voting will take place on October 22 and the counting of votes will be done on November 12.
In Karnataka, the polling will take place on October 28 while the votes will be counted on November 2.