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Jagadish Shettar officially declared Congress candidate; to file nomination on April 19

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Mysuru: All India Congress Committee (AICC) has released its fourth list of seven candidates and former chief minister Jagadish Shettar is officially declared as the Congress candidate for Hubballi- Dharwad Central constituency, for the elections scheduled on May 10.

Shettar will file his nomination at Hubballi- Dharwad City Corporation office on Wednesday, after offering puja at Sri Anjaneya temple, Nagashetty Koppa at 11 am. 

Shettar who joined Congress on Monday, had succeeded in getting the B-Form of the party, but his name was not yet announced.

Shettar who was with BJP for over three decades and represented Hubballi- Dharwad Central constituency for six terms, had been denied the party ticket this time.

Irked Shettar joined Congress in the presence of AICC President M Mallikarjun Kharge, KPCC President D K Shivakumar and Leader of Opposition in Legislative Assembly Siddaramaiah at the KPCC office in Bengaluru.

– Team Mysoorunews 

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