Mysuru (Karnataka): Congress leader and son of former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Yathindra Siddaramiah on Saturday expressed confidence that Congress his father will get an absolute majority and will come to power on its own.
He also said for the interest of Karnataka his father should become the chief minister. "We will do anything to keep BJP out of power...In the interest of Karnataka, my father should become the chief minister," Yathindra Siddaramaiah said while speaking to ANI.
He further said that Congress will get an absolute majority in the State and that his father will win in the Varuna constituency with a huge margin.
"Congress will get an absolute majority and form the government in Karnataka. We are very confident that we will make government on our own," Yathindra added.
"As a son, definitely I would like to see him as a chief minister. But as a resident of the state, his last regime had a very good governance, this time also, if he becomes the chief minister, whatever corruption and misrule during the BJP rule will be corrected by him. In the interest of the State also, he should become the CM," Yathindra said. The counting of votes began at 8 am today amid tight security.