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Yedyurappa asserts confidence of becoming K'taka CM

ANI  |  Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] 

Bharatiya (BJP) ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday asserted that tomorrow he is going to be elected as the

He also added that all the MLAs from the BJP will meet to request him to allow the party to form a government in the state.

"Tomorrow at 10:30 am in BJP legislative party meeting, I am going to be elected as After that, all MLAs are going to meet the to request him to allow BJP to form govt. Now the ball is in the court of the We will do as he decides," he said.

As counting for Assembly polls has ended, the BJP won 104 seats, emerging as the single largest party.

The party stood on the second position with 78 seats, while former (Secular) party managed to bag 37 seats.

Apart from this, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Pragnyavantha Janatha Party both won one seat each.

Remaining one seat went to an contesting from the state.

Elections in were held at 222 out of 224 seats, on May 12. A party or an alliance needs 112 seats to form the government in Karnataka.

As the results of the poll in the state have left the assembly in hung, the final decision will be taken by the Governor

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 23:10 IST