K Manju is said to be trying to bag a ticket to contest from the Turuvekere Assembly constituency in the State elections coming up in a few months. The elections are expected sometime in April.
Sources said that the Kannada producer wants to contest on a Congress ticket from the constituency. This is the constituency actor Jaggesh contested and won on a Congress ticket before joining the BJP and becoming a MLC. It is not confirmed what the Congress party has decided to to with Manju's request.
Currently MT Krishnappa of the JDS is the MLA from Turuvekere. Manju has not made his public his intentions yet.