In 2019 Lok Sabha elections there are 78 candidates contesting in 3 Bengaluru city Parliamentary Constituencies including 2 incumbent MPs. From amongst this onerous list we have identified SIX candidates for endorsement.
The endorsement process consisted of on an exhaustive review of the following:
- Performance as MP, Union & state Minister, MLA, MLC through constituency and expert opinion survey undertaken by B.PAC
- Details of Assets & legal cases (as per affidavits filed with the EC and search of publicly available information)
- Alignment with citizens' perception of key issues affecting their constituencies based on Constituency survey of 890 citizens in Bengaluru.
- Application of B.PAC Evaluation criteria
The key criteria encompassed a number of metrics from political experience, parliamentary effectiveness, local /grass roots impact, engagement with social issues, commitment to good governance and fresh ideas for change.
B.PAC Endorsed Candidates in Bangalore Parliamentary Constituencies
PC NO & NAMEENDORSED CANDIDATES
24 - Bangalore North
D V Sadananda Gowda
Krishna Byre Gowda
25 - Bangalore Central
P C Mohan
26 - Bangalore South
L S Tejasvi Surya
B K Hari Prasad