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Veerashaiva Lingayats want tickets to contest Assembly polls

Mysuru, January 8:-  A rally was held in the city on Sunday, urging the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to give tickets to notable Veerashaiva Lingayat leaders in the 2018 Assembly elections.

Pontiffs and Veerashaiva Lingayat organisations took part in the rally and urged the BJP to give the ticket to S M Shivaprakash from K R Constituency.

They garlanded the statue of Basaveshwara near Gun House and went on a rally to the BJP office at Ittigegudu. They handed over a request letter to BJP city president Dr Manjunath, to be sent to the BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa.

About 2,000 members took part in the rally. (MR/KS).

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