The Times of India, in a story Many sitting BJP MPs in Karnataka likely to be denied tickets | Bengaluru News – Times of India has made a mention that sitting MP’s including Suresh Angadi may be denied tickets for the upcoming elections.
Based on the feedback, sources say the party is considering changing candidates in Mysuru, Belagavi, Bengaluru North, Dharwad, Bidar and Vijayapura. The BJP leadership has already dropped enough hints that the party would like to try new faces to beat anti-incumbency.
Despite Belagavi being a BJP bastion, the declining graph of sitting MP Suresh Angadi has been a cause of worry for the party. The survey has suggested that a Panchamasali-Lingayat be given a ticket instead, reports the Times of India.
In the opinion poll AAB conducted the results – It was a notable factor in the comments as well that readers said they wanted to Vote for the BJP but they wanted a new dynamic face other than the sitting MP. Hence Anti incumbency does exist but it is not for a party but for a candidate.
Even though the names have not yet been officially announced by the parties, sources say that Suresh Angadi will get the ticket this time as well.
Definitely, the BJP looks to have an advantage at this moment, as there is not strong Congress candidate. There were talks that Prakash Hukkeri is interested to contest from Belagavi, and if this happens then BJP will have a good fight. Also, internal politics within the BJP could also impact the votes if Suresh Angadi is given a ticket.