Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress

Updated: April 22, 2018 01:57 IST
Congress announced its list which includes no fewer than 5 parent-child pairs among the 218 candidates who would seek election on May 12.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has moved to Chamundeshwari, keeping the ticket of his old seat of Varuna for his son Yathindra, who is making his political debut.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
A doctor, Yathindra has been busy working with his father's social media campaign team in this election.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Home Minister and six-time legislator Ramalinga Reddy is joined on the candidate list by his daughter.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Sowmya Reddy, a first-timer who has been given the ticket for Jayanagar in south Bengaluru. She has been a social worker with a special focus on animal welfare.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Law Minister TB Jayachandra will not be the only contestant from his family either.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Son of law minister, Santhosh, a first-timer, is standing for election from the Chikanayakanahalli constituency.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Former minister Shamanur Shivashankarappa is a candidate from Davanagere South.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Son of Shamanur Shivashankarappa and minister in the current government, SS Mallikarjun will be contesting from Davanagere North.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
Real estate millionaire and housing minister M Krishnappa is contesting from Bengaluru for a place in Vidhana Soudha.
Karnataka Assembly Elections: 5 Parent-Child Combos Contesting From Congress
M Krishnappa's son Priya Krishna is also contesting from Bengaluru. Priya Krishna had been working in the family real estate business.

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