BJP fields Tejasvi Surya from Bengaluru South, BJP has announced names of 310 candidates for the general elections 2019. Tejasvi Surya, a young lawyer, has been named BJP’s candidate for the Bangalore South seat in Karnataka. The 28-year-old joined the party four years back.
Mr. Surya (28), considered a fiery orator, is a practicing lawyer at the Karnataka High Court. He is general secretary of the state Yuva morcha and a part of the national social media team. Ms. Kumar was expected to file her nomination papers on Monday but she held back as her name hadn’t been cleared.
Mr. Surya will now take on B.K. Hariprasad of the Congress in Bengaluru South, a seat consistently held by the BJP and by the late Ananth Kumar in particular.
Rajveer Singh Balmiki has been fielded from Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras (SC) Lok Sabha seat and Rupak Sharma from Nowgong in Assam BJP’s Sanat Gadtia will contest against Chief Minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik in Bijepur in the Odisha polls, which will be held simultaneously in the state with the parliamentary elections.