Mandya, Karnataka, Mar 11: Ms Sumalatha, wife of late Karnataka Minister and actor M H Ambareesh, who is tried in vain to get Congress ticket to contest from her husband's Mandya constituency, will announce on March 18 her final decision to contest or not in the Lok Sabha election.
Speaking to newsmen here on Monday, she said she got moral support in the constituencies besides entire film industry has already extended their support for contesting. Even some of the Congress senior leaders have assured their support, but the Congress party had denied the ticket.
About Minister D K Shivakumar meeting her recently, she said that he has not put any pressure on her, but has only said that they have to safeguard the coalition theory. He suggested contesting from other place and not forced her, however, she said will contest from Mandya only. UNI