RSS sympathiser Tejasvi Surya is BJP candidate from Bangalore South
Earlier it was reportedly said that RSS sympathiser Tejasvi Surya would be contesting from the Bangalore South constituency
Bengaluru: The BJP on Monday released the names of four more Lok Sabha election candidates.
In the list, RSS sympathiser Tejasvi Surya's name was chosen to be the BJP candidate from Bangalore South.
Two Lok Sabha poll candidates are of Karnataka and one each for Assam and Uttar Pradesh.
In Karnataka, the BJP has fielded Ashwath Narayan from Bangalore Rural and Surya from Bangalore South.
Meanwhile, Rajveer Singh Balmiki has been fielded from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras (SC) Lok Sabha seat, and Rupak Sharma from Nowgong in Assam BJP's Sanat Gadtia will contest against chief minister and BJD chief Naveen Patnaik in Bijepur in the Odisha polls, which will be held simultaneously in the state with the parliamentary elections.
Patnaik, who is seeking a fifth consecutive term in office, is fighting the assembly polls from his home turf Hinjili and a second seat, Bijepur, in western Odisha.
Earlier, it was decided that the BJP would field Ananth Kumar's wife Tejaswini from Bangalore South constituency.