Mangalore, Aprl 20: Speaking to media reporters in the press meet held at City’s Congress Party’s Office on April 20, Saturday Ivan D’souza, Convener of election committee for eight assembly constituencies in Dakshina Kannada informed in his speech that National Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi would be arriving to Mangalore on April 25, Thursday.
He further said, Gandhi will address Congress workers rally being organized by Congress party at City’s Central Maidan on April 25, Thursday and all the leading Congress leaders, members and workers are expected to attend this function, he added.
He also said that Oscar Fernandez will be arriving to city on April 20, Saturday and will be undertaking three days election campaign starting from April, 21, Sunday.
He advised all the members/workers of eight assembly election constituencies to perform door to door canvas and request the electors to vote for congress and work hard to ensure party’s victory in the ensuing assembly election and thereafter candidates from their respective constituencies will engage in door to door canvas, he added.
For the smooth functioning of ensuing state assembly election, which will be held on May 5,Sunday in all the eight State assembly constituencies, party has appointed Convener, and deputy conveners and former District Panchayat member Shahul Hameed has been appointed as district deputy convener.
Hilda Alva has been appointed as Convener for Mangalore South constituency, Deputy Convener Ashok Thadambail,Praveenchandra Alva as convener for Mangalore North,Harsha Madhya as deputy convener,Rajashekara Hajri for Moodbidri-Mulky constituency,Vinayachandra Lokeshwari as deputy convener,Bharath Mundodi for Belthangadi,Kadamajalu Subash Rai as deputy convener,Padmanabha Naringana for Sulia,Zubair T K Narimuggar as deputy convener,Mamatha Gatti from Bantwal,Ummer Fazir as deputy convener,MP Manuraj from Mangalore, Ashish J Pereira as deputy convener, Ram Pataje for Puttur,Sudarshan Shetty as deputy convener.
Ebrahim Kodijal, Hasanabba, Nazeer Bajal among others were present in the meet.