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BJP rejects Kumaraswamy's horse-trading charges

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

on Wednesday rejected the charges levelled by that the has offered Rs 100 crore and cabinet posts to its newly elected MLAs to form a government in and expressed confidence about forming a stable government.

"Rs 100 crore figure is not only imaginary but it is what the and Janata Dal-Secular do with. We are going by the rules. We do not deal in horse-trading of any kind.

"We are confident of forming a government. We have met the and submitted our claim. We are very sure that we will make a government and a very stable one," Javadekar told reporters.

Javadekar, who is the in-charge for the Bharatiya Janata Party, made the remarks soon after Kumaraswamy accused the of horse-trading and said his party legislators were offered Rs 100 crore each and cabinet berths.

"Our legislators have been offered Rs 100 crore and cabinet seats by the in return for support," the former alleged at a press conference here.

The named and BJP for the offer as the BJP, he said, was desperate to form a government and deny the JD-S a chance to form a government with Congress' backing.

The JD-S and together have the required majority to form the government, he added.

--IANS

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 15:20 IST
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