Mr. Nandan Nilekani resigned as UIDAI chairman
Mr. Nandan Nilekani resigned as chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and formally joined Congress. Infosys co-founder Mr. Nilekani will contest Lok Sabha polls from Bangalore. Mr. Nandan Nilekani declared that his and wife Rohini’s assets were worth Rs.7,700 crore
Note: Bangalore South has been a hostile terrain for Congress which had been tasting defeat since the late 1970s, barring in 1989 when former chief minister late R. Gundu Rao had won.