High Profile Contest in Bangalore Rural

2024 • 25min • News • National


Published On: April 24, 2024 – In the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, the contest in Bangalore Rural is a high-profile one, with former PM Deve Gowda's son-in-law Dr C.N. Manjunath of the BJP pitched against Karnataka Deputy CM DK Shivakumar's brother DK Suresh. The Bangalore Rural seat has been with the Congress since 2013 when it won the bypolls. On News9's show - The South Indian, guests Bhaskar Hegde, Editor, TV9 Kannada Digital, senior journalist Vijay Grover and political analyst Prof. Chambi Puranik explain why the seat is so important and who has an edge with the dominant Vokkaligas, constituting 70% of the electorate.