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Karnataka BJP MLAs elect Yeddyurappa as their leader

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

The newly elected legislators on Wednesday formally elected B.as the legislative party leader, said.

Yeddyurappa was already the Chief Ministerial face of the in the elections held on May 12.

"We will later meet and stake claim to form the government," Yeddyurappa told reporters here.

Of the 222 constituencies, the BJP won 104 seats, while the won 78 and Janata Dal-Secular won 38 seats, along with its ally Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), throwing up a hung assembly in the state.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 11:38 IST
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