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Karnataka Governor invites BJP, Congress says he denigrated his office

IANS  |  New Delhi 

As Vajubhai R. on Wednesday invited BJP legislature party to form the new government in the state, the said the denigrated his office, trampled the Constitution and acted as a BJP puppet.

"Vajubhai denigrated the Governor's office, trampled upon the Constitution, abused the law and acted as a BJP puppet. He chose to serve his masters in the rather then serve the Constitution," tweeted Randeep Singh Surjewala," he said.

Earlier, in a press briefing, said the numbers of the Congress party and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) clearly established that the alliance had a majority in the legislature.

"The Governor, who is an exalted constitutional office, should not walk on a perilious path which is illegal," Chidambaram said.

He also said that the was bound by the judgment to invite the of the alliance (H.D. Kumaraswamy) that has been formed and which commands majority in the legislative assembly.



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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 22:24 IST