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K'taka: Congress fields Navalesh against Yeddyurappa

April 29, 2008 00:50 IST

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The Congress on Monday night fielded a greenhorn against Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa in next month's assembly elections in Karnataka.

N Navalesh will take on Yeddyurappa in Shikaripura constituency where the former chief minister and state Samajwadi Party chief S Bangarappa is also in fray.

The polling for Shikaripura will be held in the second phase on May 16.

Navalesh's name figures in a list of six candidates released by Congress late on Monday evening.

The other candidates are A Venkatesh Naik from Devadurga, H Anjaneya from Holakere, Syed Saifulla from Davanagere, Vandal Rajanna from Channagiri and Jagannath Shetty from Puttur.

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