Tejasvi Surya, a 28-year-old Karnataka Top Court docket attorney, is the youngest Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He contested from the Bangalore South constituency, a BJP stronghold since for many years.
Surya is the overall secretary of the BJP early life wing in Karnataka and a part of BJP’s nationwide social media marketing campaign staff for 2019. He contested in opposition to Congress’ BK Hariprasad.
Surya’s being named because the candidate got here as a wonder since he was once selected over Tejaswini, the spouse of former union minister, past due Anant Kumar. Kumar have been an MP from the Lok Sabha constituency for 6 occasions.
The BJP’s marketing campaign has been centered in opposition to the early life within the nation and Surya are compatible the invoice of ‘younger India’ completely. Surya is also younger, however revolutionary he isn’t. He has been related to the RSS and has no qualms about being referred to as a bigot.
Once his candidacy was once introduced, Twitter dug out a series of tweets from his timeline that confirmed his divisive and bigoted concepts. In a tweet from June 2018, he stated, “Name me a bigot, communal enthusiast or no matter. However singular explanation why for BJP’s defeat in Jayanagar is the whole consolidation of Muslim vote. Have a look at the under numbers from Gurappanapalya, a Muslim locality. BJP will have to ‘in reality’ develop into a Hindu birthday celebration & now not simply be perceived as one.”
In every other he stated that those that didn’t strengthen Modi have been “anti-India”. In a sexist tweet, that he later deleted, Surya had stated he dreaded the day there could be reservations for ladies in Parliament.
After casting vote on 18 April, Surya said, “I got here with my circle of relatives to vote. I sought after to be the primary voter so I aroused from sleep early. However there was once already a line of folks ready to vote. As of late I remembered my guru Ananth Kumar whilst I solid my vote.”