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Karnataka has rejected Congress's 'dynastic politics': Shah

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

With the BJP emerging as the single largest party in Karnataka, party today said the state has shown trust in Narendra Modi's "clean governance" and rejected the Congress's "dynastic politics"

"Like rest of the nation, the great land of has shown its unwavering trust in PM Narendra Modi's clean, transparent and pro-development governance," Shah said in a tweet, as he congratulated the the BJP's unit and party's ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa for their "relentless" efforts.

"This mandate clearly reflects that has rejected Congress's corruption, dynastic and divisive casteism," he said, thanking the people of Karnataka for making the BJP the single largest party.

Shah today dispatched three Union ministers, including Prakash Javadekar, J P Nadda and Dharmendra Pradhan, to Karnataka to talk to potential allies to cobble up a majority for forming a government in the state.

The and the JD(S) have joined hands and staked claim to form a government.

According to the figures, the has won or is leading in 78 seats, while the corresponding figure for the JD(S) was 37 and for the BJP it was 104.

The majority mark is 112 in the 222-member Assembly. Voting for two seats is yet to take place.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 19:30 IST
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