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Congress has no moral right to form Karnataka govt: Ayush minister

ANI  |  New Delhi, [India] 

Reacting to the current scenario in in regard to Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) test to prove their majority, Ayush said the has no right to form government since JD(S) leader had dismissed the then government with state as the

Naik said the Vajubhai R. Vala, the current of Karnataka, was about to become the of in 1996 but was dismissed by the then Deve Gowda, before being given the opportunity to prove the party's majority.

"The has no moral right to seek the right to form government in because even when was Gujarat's BJP state unit head, former Deve Gowda had dismissed his (Vala) government," said while speaking to ANI.

"We are the largest party. Why did they sleep for two to three days? They should have staked claim. If they did then the Governor would have surely called them," the minister added.

He said that if the had majority, then they should have brought in a no-confidence motion against the government anytime.

Speaking to ANI about the majority issue, Naik added that "if BJP cannot prove it, then you (Congress) will have to do it in 12-13 days."

He also said that Governor did not call the Congress and JD(S) party since they had no pre-poll alliance.

"If there was a pre-poll alliance, the Governor would have surely called them," said Naik.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 18:17 IST