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Karnataka CM Battle: Congress and JD(S) to approach SC if Governor Vajubhai Vala invites BJP to form a government

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 16 May 2018, 14:09 IST

The poll results of the Karnataka assembly election that is throwing a fractured mandate in the state has hung in between and all eyes were stuck on JD(S) as it has chosen Congress as its king, while Congress and BJP eyes on Governor Vajubhai Vala, who will decide whom to invite to form the next government. Well, Congress and JD(S) claims to move to Supreme Court if the Governor invites BJP to form its government and not to HD Kumaraswamy.

Sources say the Congress is ready to approach the Supreme Court today itself if the Governor doesn’t invite the alliance to form a government. Abhishek Manu Singhvi will head the legal challenge in the court. Petition to be filed tonight in case the Governor does not invite Kumaraswamy to form a government

Earlier, both the Party, JD(S) chief H D Kumaraswamy and BJP's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa yesterday met the Governor Vajubhai Vala, to stake claim to form the government in Karnataka. Well, emerging as single largest party Governor has asked BJP to prove its majority in the Assembly to form the government.

However, the BJP has emerged as a single largest party, fell short of halfway mark of 112, but expects to get the first shot at government formation. The counting of 222 constituency seats has been completed. BJP bagged 104 seats while, Congress 78 and JDS 41. The battle for Karnataka is on and it will be interesting to see to wins the race.

Also read: Karnataka Government Formation: 'Will get the numbers' confident BJP elects Yeddyurappa as its legislative party leader

First published: 16 May 2018, 14:09 IST
 
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