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Pacifying Dissidents: Immediate Challenge Before BJP

Bengaluru: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), probably for the first time in the electoral history of Karnataka is facing its worst-ever adverse situation, thanks to dissidence in multiple constituencies for the ensuing Lok Sabha general elections. On the face of it, the state party leaders are presenting a brave posture in public but struggling day in and day out to overcome the piquant situation thrust upon them by the party's high command. Record number of ticket denials': Never before the party has undergone such a predicament over the denial of the party tickets for sitting MPs to contest again. Including Chitradurga, for which no candidate has been announced until this afternoon exactly half of the total 28 sitting MPs have been shown the door. As the party has grown beyond the parameters of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh and evolved into one of the mainstream mass-based parties admitting everyone knocking on its doors is forced to undergo the woes hitherto restricted to the ma