Chikkamagaluru, Mar 15: BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa has said Shobha Karandlaje will contest to retain her Udupi–Chikkamagaluru Lok Sabha seat.
“Through her works Ms Karandlaje has proved that she is the best MP. The party has no plans to field a new face, he told reporters at Sringeri on Thursday. “Ms. Karandlaje will contest again and I am confident she will win,” he said.
Regarding the selection of candidates for the polls, he said the discussions on finalising the list of candidates was going on. “The party will announce the list in Delhi on March 18. We are confident of winning 22 seats in the State,” he said.
Ms Karandlaje offered a special pooja at the Sharada Peetha on the occasion. Ms Karandlaje and Mr Yeddyurappa met seers at Sringeri.
Shobha is the best MP; BJP will field her again, she will win again: BSY