The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has decided on a single candidate from Karnataka for the post of president of the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce.
KFCC is supporting the candidature of HD Gangaraju who is a former KFCC president. Two other candidates who had cast their nominations including the incumbent vice president of SIFCC have been persuaded to withdraw their nominations.
Three people, Gangaraju, Vijaykumar and Parthasarathi had cast their nominations for the post. The post of president of SIFCC of commerce is rotated between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh every year.
This year it is the turn of Karnataka. There were attempts to present a single candidate to show unity of the industry.
On Wednesday there was a long executive committee meeting and senior members managed to convince Vijaykumar and Parthasarathi to withdraw their nominations. Both withdrew voluntarily.