Bengaluru: As the Legislative Council elections are around the corner, the Congress has decided to field candidates in 21 out of the 25 seats that will be going to polls. A meet in this regard was held between Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, KPCC president Dr G Parameshwara and AICC General Secretary Digvijay Singh in New Delhi.
According to sources, the Congress has decided not to announce the names of their candidates until the last for filing nominations i.e. December 9. However, it is said that the name of former chief minister Dharam Singh’s son Vijay Singh has been included in the list. Vijay is likely to contest from Bidar.
The elections are scheduled to be held on December 27.