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BJP confident of winning trust vote in Karnataka: Javadekar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prakash Javadekar, who was also the BJP's poll in-charge, today expressed confidence that the will prove its majority in the state Assembly tomorrow.

"BJP is ready and confident of winning trust vote in We will prove our majority on the floor of the House," he tweeted.

His tweet came after the ordered that a floor test be held in the Assembly at 4 pm tomorrow to ascertain whether newly appointed BJP B S Yeddyurappa enjoys majority in the state.

The BJP, which emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats in Karnataka Assembly, was invited by to form the government despite the JD(S)-combine staking claim by citing the support of 117 MLAs.

The majority mark is 112 seats. Elections were held for all but two of the 224 seats.

Yeddyurappa took oath as in Bengaluru yesterday. Vala had given him 15 days' time to prove majority in the House.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 12:55 IST