Among the candidates are numerous party's 48 sitting or outgoing legislators from the state's northern, central and southern region, including Bengaluru, which has 28 assembly constituencies.
Editor's Note: Voting in the Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 will take place on 12 May, with the results to be declared on 15 May.
Yeddyurappa said that the party could release its second list of candidates by 11 April. The "list" under circulation is fake.
After the steering committee meeting, Siddaramaiah left for Bengaluru and is likely to visit the national capital again on Friday to finalise the list.
After the selection committee meeting concluded on Tuesday, a list of candidates began circulating on social media. Only the names that were present in both the lists were given the green signal.