Mysuru, February 12:- Varuna and T Narasipura Youth Block Congress have sought ticket for District Congress president B J Vijay Kumar to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Speaking at a press meet held at Kabini Guest House at T Narasipura Town, T Narasipura block Congress president Manjunath said that Vijay Kumar has contributed for the party in Mysuru-Kodagu region and is known to the public as he is a resident of Periyapattana. Manjunath requested the party to announce Vijay Kumar as the Congress-JD(S) coalition candidate.
Congress spokesperson Santhrupthi Kumar said that Vijay Kumar should be given the ticket as there are 63% of youth voters in the constituency. He also said that he would be happy if former chief minister Siddaramaiah is also given the ticket.
Taluk panchayat member Ramalingaiah, T S Lokesh, Shivaprasad, KPCC member Dhananjay, Kethahalli Siddashetty and others were present. (MR/KS).