The Contest: Sights from the 2018 Karnataka polls

Niel’s Eye presents the hectic political activity that has been going in Karnataka with the last date for filing of nominations coming to an end

BJP President Amit Shah arrives in Bengaluru for a party conclave
AAP candidate Prithwi Reddy files his nomination from Sarvajnanagar
BJP candidate G Somashekara Reddy’s campaign in Ballari
CM Siddaramaiah with son Yathindra at the Chamundeshwari temple in Mysuru
Congress candidate Lakshmi Hebbalkar addressing a meeting in Belagavi
CPI (M) candidate GV Sriramareddy files his nomination from Bagepalli
A garland made of apples for CM Siddaramaiah in Varuna
BJP President BS Yeddyurappa and former minister Janardhana Reddy in Molakalmuru
Police canning BJP workers protesting against party’s decision not to field BS Yeddyurappa’s son BY Vijayendra from Varuna
An Election Commission education drive attracts many people to KR Circle in Mysuru
BJP’s Lallesh Reddy files his nomination from BTM Layout supported by Janardhana Reddy
Chief Election Officer Sanjiv Kumar demonstrates the use of new generation EVMs to be used in the polls
A BJP office is damaged in Mysuru following protests by party workers
BSP leader Mayawati and JD (S) president HD Devegowda at a rally in Chamundeshwari
Vishala Eshwar, an Independent candidate from Basavanagudi in Bengaluru, files her nomination
Police checking a car at an election check post on Goodshed Road, Bengaluru
BS Yeddyurappa, Prakash Javadekar and P Muralidhar Rao after a meeting on the BY Vijayendra issue
Election commission staff conduct an EVM demonstration in Mandya
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Siddaramaiah campaign in Ankola

Photos: KPN and

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