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Mumbai Congress protests against Karnataka governor's decision

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Hundreds of activists staged a noisy protest against the for what they termed the "illegal appointment of the new in Karnataka," an said here on Thursday.

The protesters led by raised slogans against Narendra Modi, BJP and burnt their effigies.

They condemned the decision of Governor to invite the BJP's B.S. Yeddyurappa to become the new of the state earlier on Thursday.

The activists carried banners and placards with pictures of Modi and Shah and with slogans 'Killers of Democracy', 'Nahi Chalegi, Nahi Chalegi, ki Tanashahi Nahi Chalegi', 'Dhikkaar, Dhikkaar'.

They later made a bonfire of the banners and posters amidst slogan shouting at the Azad Maidan in south

The Congress, along with the (S) had made a bid for power in as the largest post-polls coalition.

However, Governor Vala invited Yeddyurappa to be the CM as the of the single largest party.

The Congress and former Law Minister and jurist have separately challenged this move before the



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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 18:00 IST