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R Ashoka appointed as Mandya district in-charge Minister ahead of Assembly polls

PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

With ruling BJP centered on successful extra seats within the ‘Previous Mysuru’ area, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday appointed Income Minister R Ashoka because the Mandya district in-charge Minister. The Vokkaliga dominated Mandya district is a significant constituent of the Previous Mysuru area, and Ashoka is taken into account to be a outstanding BJP chief hailing from the group.

Ashoka will substitute Excise Minister Ok Gopalaiah, who was in-charge of the district together with Hassan. Stating that Gopalaiah was appointed as district in-charge Minister for Mandya on January 24, 2022, an official notification stated, Minister R Ashoka has been appointed changing him, with instant impact. It stated, the notification has been issued on the instructions of the Chief Minister.

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The BJP is taken into account to be weak within the Previous Mysuru area, particularly in Mandya district, and is specializing in this belt to realize full majority within the Meeting polls scheduled in Could. Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah throughout his latest go to to Mandya had requested BJP leaders and staff to work in direction of successful extra seats within the area and the district, which is the bastion of JD(S), the place Congress too is significantly robust.

Out of seven Meeting constituencies in Mandya district, presently six are represented by the JD(S), and BJP one. Narayanagowda, who had gained 2018 Meeting polls on Congress’ ticket from Krishnarajpet (Ok R Pet), later defected to the BJP and gained the 2019 bypolls on its ticket from the identical section, giving the primary ever win for the saffron social gathering within the district. He’s now a Minister in Bommai-led authorities.

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