Mangaluru, Apr 18, 2018 : Though the process of filing nominations for the upcoming Assembly elections has commenced on Tuesday, only one candidate has filed his nomination so far. Most of the candidates are expected to file their nominations from April 19 onwards.
Bantwal’s Congress candidate B Ramanatha Rai, Moodbidri’s K Abhayachandra Jain, Sullia’s Congress candidate Dr Raghu, Mangaluru North CPM candidate Muneer Katipalla will be filing nominations on April 19.
Sullia’s BJP candidate S Angara, Belthangady Congress candidate K Vasanth Bangera, Bantwal’s BJP candidate Rajesh Naik, SDPI candidate Riyaz Farangipete and Mangaluru CPM candidate Nitin Kumar Kuttar will file nominations on April 20.
On April 23, Puttur’s Congress candidate Shakuntala Shetty, BJP candidate Sanjeeva Matandoor, Mangaluru South Congress candidate J R Lobo, CPM candidate Sunil Kumar Bajal, Mangaluru candidate U T Khader, Mangaluru North candidate Moidin Bava, SDPI candidate Jaleel Krishnapur and Moodbidri CPM candidate Yadava Shetty will file their nominations.
Belthangady’s BJP candidate Harish Poonja is expected to file nomination on April 22 and Moodbidri’s BJP candidate Umanath Kotian either on April 19 or 23.