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Cong trying to subvert people's mandate, alleges Yeddyurappa

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa today accused the of trying to subvert the popular mandate and come back to power through the back door by offering support to JDS to form the government.

Yeddyurappa said the people of the state had rejected the "lock, stock and barrel" and given a mandate for change.

"The people had given a mandate for a Congress-mukt Karnataka," the BJP strongman told reporters shortly after the offered support to JDS-led by former H D Deve Gowda.

Yeddyurappa said there was anti-incumbency against the and the himself had suffered a "pathetic defeat" in his home constituency of Chamundeshwari.

He said the party "condemns the devious means being adopted by the Congress".

"...the is trying to subvert the popular mandate and come back to power through the back door. People of will never accept this," he said.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 16:45 IST
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