The BPAC endorsed MLA candidates are happy that they can reach out to educated middle class, especially the IT crowd.
The chosen 14 were selected based on public service record and background and capacity.
At a time when some observers believe that Aravind Limbavali, the sitting BJP MLA, is bound to win the Mahadevapura seat that comprises a massive area from Whitefield-Kadugodi to Sarjapur Road, A C Srinivas (Congress) is positioning himself as Mr Clean.
14 candidates including sitting MLA Narendra Babu and BBMP corporator S Harish are flighting it out in Mahalakshmi Layout. Though seen as a proactive MLA, Narendra Babu is yet to solve many issues in the area.
The usual problems of traffic, garbage and sewage are the cause of concern for the voters of this constituency. The three-time MLA has not been able to keep up with the growing demand for better administration.
Prior to being denied ticket this time due the efforts of the BJP to maintain a ‘clean’ image, Hemachandra Sagar gave a quick interview to Citizen Matters on the work done by him in Chikpet constituency.
In an email interview to Citizen Matters, B K Shivaram, brother of AICC General Secretary B K Hariprasad and ex-ACP for CCB, answers the questions. He is contesting from Malleshwaram as the Congress candidate.