Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 14 (ANI): Janata Dal-Secular candidate V Krishnamurthy filed his nomination on Wednesday for by-poll to the Rajarajeshwari Nagar (RR Nagar) assembly constituency.
Krishnamurthy was accompanied by party leader HD Kumaraswamy.
The bypoll has been necessitated after sitting MLA N Munirathna left Congress to join the BJP.
Rajarajeshwari Nagar along with Sira in Tumakuru district will go for by-polls on November 3, for which the election notification will be issued on October 9.
The Sira seat fell vacant following the death of JD-S MLA B Sathyanarayana on August 5.
The Election Commission has said that the guidelines relating to COVID-19 are to be followed strictly during the by-polls. (ANI)