Bengaluru , Jan 5 : Actor Prakash Raj on Saturday announced he will contest the 2019 general elections as an independent candidate from Bengaluru Central constituency.
Raj took to Twitter to thank people for their warm wishes and encouraging him to enter into politics. “2019 PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS. Thank you for the warm and encouraging response to my new journey.. I will be contesting from BENGALURU CENTRAL constituency KARNATAKA as an INDEPENDENT..will share the Details with the media in few days (sic),” he tweeted
In the tweet, he posted an image showing the eight assembly constituencies that fall under the Bangalore Central parliamentary constituency.
The eight assembly constituencies under Bengaluru Central are Gandhi Nagar, Charajpet, Sarvagnanagar, Shanti Nagar, Rajaji Nagar, CV Raman Nagar, Shivajinagar and Mahadevapura.