Pratap Simha Nayak
MANGALURU: BJP high command’s selection of a former president of its own Dakshina Kannada district unit Pratap Simha Nayak for its biennial elections into Karnataka state statute has further buoyed the spirits of their celebration in its own stronghold. At the altitude of the soft-spoken and affable 60-year-old urge from Belthangady, BJP has also provided representation into someone from a community which has successfully stood together with the BJP through recent years.
Hailing this decision, Sudarshan Moodbidri, president of the district unit of the party told TOI that Nayak’s title was on the cards using some different names too. “As a party, we’re glad that the high command has picked his name along with others (who dropped out this time) will receive their due,” Sudarshan said. The celebration will try to use his expertise in making sure that the district has its due concerning fulfilling its developmental demands.
Nayak’s altitude as MLC can also be a recognition of his steadfast devotion to the party he inherited from his late father K Veera Simha Nayak. It was under his stewardship the party won seven of those eight assembly chairs when BJP came to power for the very first time in Karnataka beneath B S Yediyurappa at 2004. Despite his devotion to hardcore Hindutva agenda, Nayak has buddies in all political camps and has along together well.
It had been his affiliation with Taluk Janajagruthi Vedike at Belthangady that fought against social vices like alcoholism and drugs that attracted his social contacts into the fore. Never needing hankered for electricity, he successfully discharged all duties given to him was not fazed by the fact that his title that popped up to the post of MLA and MP previously failed to bear fruition. Pratap is wed to Jyothi Nayak and has three kids.