Karnataka Assembly Elections: Congress floats 17 Muslim candidates

Karnataka Assembly Elections: Congress floats 17 Muslim candidates

Hyderad: Congress has given tickets to 17 Muslim candidates for 225 members Assembly in Karnataka. Two candidates were added to the list at the 11th hour.

Mr. Roshan Beig and Mr. Tanvir Sait got the tickets for the second time. Ms. Kaneez Fatima, the widow of late Minister Qamarul Islam got the ticket from Gulbarga North.

The interesting thing is that BJP and AAP have not given ticket to any Muslim candidate. According to 2011 census, Muslims constitute 12.9 of the total population of the State.

List of Congress candidates is as follows

Name of the candidates Constituency
Feroz Set Belgium North
Abdul Hameed Musharaff Bijapur city
Kaneez Fatma Gulbarga North
Rahim Khan Bidar
Iqbal Ansari Gangavati
Mohammed Ismail Hubble
Syed Azim Peer Quadri SHE Gaon
Dr. Rafeeq Ahmed Tunkoor city
Syed Zameer Pasha Kolar
R. Roshan Baig Shivaki Nagar.
Zameer Ahmed Khan Chanrajpet
SA Iqbal Husain Ram Nagaram
B.A. Mohiuddin Bawa Mangolore City North
UT  Abdul Qader Mangalore.
Tanvir Set Narasimha Raja
Syed Yasin Raichure
Mohammed Hadi  Bangalore

–Siasat News