Sumalatha Ambareesh filing nomination from Mandya parliamentary constituency in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Photo/ANI
Sumalatha Ambareesh filing nomination from Mandya parliamentary constituency in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Photo/ANI

Sumalatha Ambareesh files nomination from Mandya LS seat

ANI | Updated: Mar 20, 2019 17:20 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): Sumalatha Ambareesh, the veteran actor and wife of late former Congress lawmaker MH Ambareesh, on Wednesday filed her nomination papers as an independent candidate from Mandya parliamentary constituency as an independent candidate for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections in the state.
She will be contesting against Nikhil Gowda, son of Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy.
It is worth mentioning that her husband Ambareesh had represented Mandya both as a Member of Parliament (MP) and also as a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).
On March 18, she had contended that after her husband’s demise in 2018, the people of the constituency started pressurizing her to contest the poll from Manyda seat.
She had also said that she was touring the constituency and so far has covered 35 wards in Mandya city municipal council area.
Karnataka will vote to elect its members of Parliament during the second and third phases of polling on April 18 and April 23, respectively. The counting of votes will take place on May 23. (ANI)

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