The BJP on Wednesday announced the names of candidates for all six seats for Karnataka legislative council elections, which are due shortly.
The names include Ayanur Manjunath from South-West Graduates constituency, Ganesh Karnik from South-West Teachers constituency, B Niranjan Murthy from South Teachers constituency, KB Shrinivas from North-East Graduates constituency, Haalanur S Lepakshi from South-East Teachers constituency and A Devegowda for Bangalore Graduates constituency.
The Karnataka legislative council comprises of 75 members, out of which 25 are elected by the state legislative, 25 by local authorities, 7 by graduates and 7 by teachers.
The Karnataka governor nominates 11 members to the state legislative council.
(With PTI inputs)