Saturday, 22 September, 2018

Karnataka Polls: Neither Siddaramaiah, Nor Yeddyurappa Will Become Chief Minister, Claims JD(S)

A policeman stands guard as people wait in a queue to cast their votes outside a polling station during Karnataka assembly elections at a village on the outskirts of Bengaluru Market awaits cues from K'taka polls
Allan Lindsey | 14 May, 2018, 06:04

Parameshwara expressed confidence that his party will win with a majority and ruled out the possibility of a hung assembly. "Even a great leader like Dr B R Ambedkar had a very brief stint in electoral politics, but he had a huge influence on Indian politics", the CM elaborated on his decision.

Karnataka has an electorate of over 4.97 crores, including 2.52 crore men and 2.45 crore women. At 6 feet you drown!

Votes will be counted on Tuesday and exit polls and other surveys have often been wrong in India. Relax & enjoy your weekend.

If the BJP and the JD (S) team up. which again seems quite unlikely as of now, it could see an entirely new set of leadership at the helm, with H D Kumaraswamy getting another shot at Chief Ministership. Eight major polls Saturday predicted a median 26 seats for the party - with the higher end of the predicted range in some polls reaching 35-40 - a critical mass in a situation in which almost every poll sees both the Congress and the BJP falling short of the halfway mark of 112.

He claimed there was a strong wave in BJP's favour and public ire against chief minister Siddaramaiah and the Congress. Yeddyurappa said, "He (prime minister Narendra Modi) is in touch with me and (BJP president) Amit Shah".

"In the battle between two large parties where the vote shift has been maximum, the JD (S) has maintained its hold and could win 40 to 45 seats", he insists.

".time has come for us to build a nation that is productive, prosperous, safe and inclusive".

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"I want to congratulate the voters of Karnataka".

According to the poll by Axis My India, Congress is expected to be the single-largest party in Karnataka with 106-118 seats while BJP will finish second with 79-92 seats. "If the high command says they will make a Dalit the CM, I will tell them to go ahead".

A 70 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the high-stakes Karnataka Assembly polls on Saturday, the Election Commission (EC) said.

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the country was not safe in the hands of the BJP government and added that the time has come to build a nation that was "productive, prosperous and safe".

Asked to react on Siddaramaiah's "mentally disturbed" comment about him, Yeddyurappa said the chief minister was saying such things because he knows he would lose both Chamundeshwari and Badami seats from where he is contesting.

He also said re-polling would take place at Hebbal assembly constituency's Lottegollahalli polling station on May 14 due to failure of an EVM.

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