Bengaluru, April 10: With the BJP dillydallying to release candidates list for the upcoming assembly polls scheduled on May 10, the BJP has sent a warning to a few sitting MLAs that a few may miss tickets.
Former Chief Minister and BJP Parliamentary Board member B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday categorically stated that few of the sitting BJP MLAs, who are aspiring to contest elections may miss tickets this time.
Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Yediyurappa replied to a question that barring a few, other sitting MLAs all are going to get the tickets.
The party holding a meeting in the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah ahead of the announcement of tickets. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Yediyurappa, National General Secretary B.L. Santhosh, BJP Karnataka President Nalin Kumar Kateel present in the meeting.
The meeting also discussed fielding a strong candidate in Varuna Constituency against the Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Assembly, Siddaramaiah.
Meanwhile, over the apprehension that BJP supporters may stage a protest and to avert any other eventuality, Karnataka State Reserve Police platoons have been deployed at the BJP headquarters in Bengaluru.
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