BJP's Dr K Narayan elected unanimously to Rajya Sabha

Last Modified Tuesday, 24 November 2020 (10:32 IST)
Bengaluru: of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was declared elected unanimously to the from Legislative Assembly.
Vidhana Soudha, the State Secretariat, Secretary Vishalakshi, declared Dr Narayan, a businessman with the and RSS background, as elected unanimously since there were no other candidates in the fray and today was the last date for withdrawal of the nomination.
Narayan is also Editor of "Tuluvere Kedige" Tulu magazine.
The seat fell vacant following the death of Ashok Gasti recently.Opposition Congress and JDS did not contest as they don't have sufficient numbers of members to defeat the ruling party candidate.(UNI)