Silvester D’ Souza
Daijiworld Media Network – Udupi (EP)
Udupi, Nov 29: “I will work to fulfil the aspirations of people within the framework of the constitution within my capacity and stress for the party’s unity. I know K Pratapchandra Shetty from close quarters and I will work under his guidance. If I receive the votes of the people who like the party principles along with the party’s 1,800 votes the win will be meaningful,” said Vidhan Parishad elections Dakshina Kannada and Udupi local administration constituency Congress candidate Manjunath Bhandary. He was addressing the meeting of voters held by Kundapur block Congress at Kundapur R N Shetty auditorium mini hall.
Former Vidhan Parishad speaker member K Pratapchandra Shetty said that they should make Manjunath Bhandary to get the votes of independents along with party votes for his win. “The members that get elected through local administration have huge responsibilities. I am confident that Manjunath Bhandary will fulfil them. The elected representatives had to go to government offices with people’s problems in the past. It has reached a stage where touts have taken over their place. The party has given me several opportunities and positions. Therefore, my services to the party will be uninterrupted,” he said.
Udupi district Congress committee president Ashok Kumar Kodavoor, KPCC convener, Kundapur observer Mamata Gatty, party leaders Malyadi Shivarama Shetty, Kedoor Sadananda Shetty, Kishan Hegde Kolkebail, Navin D’ Souza, Krishnadeva Karanth, B Hirianna, Vikas Hegde, Devaki Sannayya, Dinesh Putran, Prasanna Kumar Shetty, Roshan Kumar Shetty, Ichithartha Shetty and others were present.
Kundapur block Congress president Hariprasad Shetty Kanmakki welcomed and gave an introduction. He said that Kundapur block is leading with 119 members. Vinod Crasta compered the programme. Block Congress vice president Chandrashekar Kharvi rendered vote of thanks.
Byndoor: There was an election campaign by Byndoor block in the morning. Former speaker, Vidhan Parishad member K Pratapchandra Shetty, candidate Manjunath Bhandary, former MLA K Gopala Poojary, Congress district president Ashok Kumar Kodavoor, district Congress vice president Raju Poojary, Prakashchandra Shetty, Navin D’ Souza, Gauri Devadiga, M S Mohammed and others were present. Block Congress president Madan Kumar compered the programme.