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Congress backs JD-S on Karnataka government formation

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

The on Tuesday said it had offered its backing to the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) to form a government in following a hung Assembly.

said the party had preliminary telephonic talk with both and former and his son and former H.D. Kumaraswamy over government formation.

"They have accepted the offer," Azad said in the company of outgoing Assembly election took place on Saturday and the finished as the single largest group in the 224-seat house. Two constituencies did not vote.

"We will meet the and stake claim for government formation... Our numbers put together will be more than the BJP's," Azad said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 15:08 IST
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