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By: HK Hejmady
Shashikanth Padubidri has been an active BJP worker for the last 25 years and had also won ZP elections in the year 2005. He has served as the founder convenor of Padubidri zone Bhajrang Dal, disciplined RSS worker, treasurer of Kadipatna-Nadipatna Vidyapracharaka Sangha, founder president of Karavali Frends Club, Padbidri Mogaveera Sabha president for the year 2011-2015 and the administrative member of DK Mogaveera Mahajana Sangha. Presently he is the president of Padubidri BJP Shakti Kendra.
BJP wins both Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat elections in Padubidri
Padubidri, Feb. 23rd, 2016: BJP candidates Shashikanth Padubidri and Neetha Gururaj P. won Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat elections respectively. Shashikanth Padubidri defeated his nearest congress rival Y. Sudhir Kumar by 449 votes, whereas Neetha Gururaj defeated her nearest congress rival Mumtaz by 821 votes. BJP workers celebrated their victory at the party office by bursting crackers.
Senior BJP leader Uday Shetty Yermal, constituency-in-charge Mithun R. Hegde, Kaup BJP chief secretary Prakash Shetty Padebettu, BJP Zilla Panchayat convenor Ramakanth Devadiga, Narendra Swamy and others were present.
Zilla Pamchayat election results
Name Party Votes
Shashikanth Padubidri BJP 8395
Y. Sudhir Kumar Congress 7846
Mohammad Ismail JDS 340
Abudul Hameed Independent 187
Result: Shashikanth Padubidri wins by 449 votes
Neetha Gururaj P.
Taluk Panchayat election results
Name Party Votes
Neetha Gururaj P. BJP 3246
Mumtaz Congress 2425
Result: Neetha Gururaj wins by 821 votes.
Neetha Gururaj P. has been recognized as a social worker from an agricultural family residing near Padubidri Brahmsthana. She completed her primary and PU education in Padubidri Govt. PU college. She has been active in Stree Shakti and other self-help groups and had won the Taluk Panchayat elections earlier. While being an active secretary of Kaup BJP, she has completed her diploma in Co-operative Management as well.