Suraj Revanna, who’s the son of Deve Gowda’s elder son HD Revanna, has filed nomination papers for the MLC election from native our bodies in Hassan on November 19.
In the 2019 basic elections, Suraj’s elder brother Prajwal, a health care provider by career, contested from Hassan and have become an MP from the constituency.
While their cousin Nikhil Kumaraswamy, son of former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, unsuccessfully contested from Mandya Lok Sabha constituency in 2019. He is now the president of the JD(S) Youth wing.
Gowda’s daughters-in-law are in active politics. Anitha Kumaraswamy, the primary spouse of Kumaraswamy, is an MLA from Ramnagar and Bhavani, Revanna’s spouse, was a former Zilla Panchayat member.
With this, the entire family of Gowda is in politics, which is second after Gandhi-Nehru as a dynasty.
“It was the choice of the native leaders in Hassan to discipline Suraj because the MLC candidate. It is a collective opinion of the native leaders,” stated JD(S) MLA S. R. Mahesh.
An election for the legislative council is scheduled to be held in Karnataka on December 10.