New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The BJP on Friday released third list of 59 candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly, including Karunakar Reddy, one of the Reddy brothers from Harapanahalli.
With this, the BJP has announced 213 candidates. The party had, in its second list of 82 candidates, fielded G. Somashekar Reddy who is the younger brother of Bellary mining baron G. Janardhan Reddy.
The party had released on April 8 its first list of 72 candidates, including three women.
Besides the Reddy brothers, the party has fielded Arun Somanna, the son of senior party leader V. Somanna, from Arsikere constituency and Gopal Karjol, the son of state Vice President Govind Karjol, from Nagthan constituency.