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Amarinder flays Karnataka's 'RSS Governor', says subverted Constitution

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

on Thursday flayed for swearing in BJP's B.S. Yeddyurappa as and accused him of "subverting the Constitution".

"What else do you expect from a " said in a statement here.

The Chief Minister, who is a senior leader, expressed concern over the "brazen shamelessness with which the had murdered India's democracy and Constitution by calling a minority party (BJP) to form the government in Karnataka".

"The way the Governor had given time to the BJP to break the opposition and resort to horse trading is shocking," the said.

Terming the development in after the results were out on May 15 "unfortunate", said what was happening was not only sad but also extremely dangerous for the country's

"We do not want to become another Pakistan, where democracy is subverted by dictators and the every step of the way," he told media here.

He said that people were now looking up to the for "upholding the constitutional principles".

"Democracy has been brazenly manipulated, mutilated, and massacred in It does not augur well for the future of All eyes are now on the to come out to protect constitutional ethos, on which the very foundation of our nation rests," Amarinder Singh tweeted earlier.



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First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 16:22 IST