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Sons-in-law from both Gowda and Kharge families compete for seats in Bengaluru Rural and Kalaburagi, vying for power and prestige

The high-profile Lok Sabha battles in Bengaluru Rural and Kalaburagi have gained nationwide attention as two sons-in-law are fighting for victory. AICC President Mallikarjun Kharge and former PM Deve Gowda are ensuring their son-in-law’s success, but strong opponents make these races fierce.

In Bengaluru Rural, Dr. CN Manjunath, backed by BJP, faces tough competition from DK Suresh, seeking re-election for the fourth term. Incidents of violence and attacks are reported, heating up the constituency. BJP leaders urge the Election Commission for a fair atmosphere for voters.

Dr. Manjunath, supported by PM Modi and HM Shah, campaigns vigorously by meeting people in villages. His victory is crucial for BJP’s dominance and a blow to Congress stronghold. Meanwhile, Dy CM Shivakumar and DK Suresh are fighting to protect their turf, knowing defeat could have long-term consequences.

In Kalaburagi, Minister Priyank Kharge is tasked with ensuring his brother-in-law Radhakrishna Doddamani’s victory, seen as a proxy for Kharge. Doddamani faces strong competition from BJP’s Umesh Jadhav, known for defeating Kharge. A defeat for Doddamani would be a significant setback for Kharge and could be a weapon for political rivals.

The battles in these constituencies are fierce, with national implications. The outcomes will not only impact the political landscape in Karnataka but will also reflect on the national level as well. The race for victory in Bengaluru Rural and Kalaburagi is intense, leaving the results unpredictable.


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