Parliament security breach: Curveball hits Mysuru MP Pratap Simmha eyes hat-trick in upcoming Lok Sabha polls | Mysuru News

Mysuru: Far-right ideologue Pratap Name ita Kannada columnist-turned-politician who entered the Lok Sabha nine years ago, suddenly finds himself in an awkward situation with an intruder into Parliament who was caught on Wednesday carrying a visitor’s pass issued by the BJP MP’s office in New Delhi.
The 47-year-old Mysuru MP, who hails from Sakleshpur taluk in the heart of Vokkaleja Hassan, holds a postgraduate degree in mass communication and journalism and was known for his prolific writing in his column, Bettale Jagattu (Unfiltered View of the World), in Kannada Daily .

The author of 22 books, Simmha jumped into politics before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He defeated Congress’ AH Vishwanath by 31,608 votes and had the Vokkaliga caste factor working in his favour. In 2019, he widened the margin of victory to nearly 1.4 lakh votes, defeating Congress-JD(S) alliance candidate CH Vijayashankar.

Simha was eyeing a hat-trick in the 2024 elections and was hoping to widen the lead to 2 lakh votes with the open support of Prime Minister Modi. But the security breach in Parliament – which struck the MP like a thunderbolt – may affect his chances of easily obtaining a ticket to run in the general elections for the third time in a row.

The MP claimed that he was the first to write a biography of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi As early as 2008 — six years before Modi became the country’s prime minister — it was released by BJP ideologue Arun Jaitley. Modi liked the book so much that he translated it into Gujarati, Simha said. His relationship with several senior party leaders in the constituency has been strained in recent years, and he has been banking on his burnished image as a leader with RSS ideology to get a ticket for next year’s elections.

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In this regard, the MP recently changed his name from ‘Pratap’. Excuse meTo Pratap Simmha, hoping for a good turnaround in the 2024 elections.
He is known for his frequent attacks on the controversial Governor of Mysore Tipu SultanSamha led protests against the celebrations Tipu Jayanti And also Mahisha Dasara over Chamundi Hills in Mysuru, besides firing missiles at a senior party state leader for building a dome-like structure over a bus stop on National Highway 766 near a private college in Mysuru. But Wednesday’s security breach came as a political curveball that Simha was not prepared to face, especially when he was looking to set the right scenario for next year’s elections.

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