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BJP rushes 3 senior ministers to Ktaka as Cong appears to steal march

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

With the BJP appearing to be falling short of a majority in Karnataka, the party rushed three senior ministers to the state to talk with possible allies to cobble up the required numbers for forming the next government in the state.

Union minsters Dharmendra Pradhan, Prakash Javadekar and J P Nadda met this afternoon and later left for Bengaluru.

was also present at the residence of Shah.

As the BJP emerged the single largest party but fell short of a majority, the sprang a surprise, declaring it will back the JD(S) in forming the government.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 16:30 IST