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Cong-JDS govt's fall imminent after LS polls:Yeddyurappa

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Describing the Congress-JDS coalition dispensation in as a hub of infighting and confusion, BJP state B S expressed doubts over the government's continuation after the Lok Sabha elections.

The BJP made the remark in Hubballi when asked about the war between H D Kumaraswamy and former on becoming the

Kumaraswamy's remark that Kharge should have been offered the top post long ago had triggered a debate between him and Siddaramaiah, who is also the ruling coalition coordination committee chief.

In response to Kumaraswamy, had suggested that Kumaraswamys elder brother H D Revanna too was quite capable to lead the state as chief minister.

Yeddyurappa said, "and JD(S) have become a hub of squabbling. What will people be thinking when says Revanna should be the chief minister and then Kumaraswamy counters him that Kharge should have been the chief minister... It is like betraying the masses."

The BJP was confident that the people of Kundgol and Chincholi would teach the two parties a befitting lesson for "betraying" them and creating confusion.

To a question on the next chief minister, Yeddyurappa said, "The question will arise when the government survives. Future depends on the results of Lok Sabha election and the two bypolls (Chincholi and Kundgol assembly segments).

After the election there will be upheaval in (in Karnataka). I dont think and JD(S) will continue for long in the government."


Predicting BJPs victory in the Lok Sabha election, Yeddyurappa said Narendra Modi would return as again and the election results will have a bearing on

He said he would wait and watch what changes the Lok Sabha elections would usher in.

"We are going to win about 280 to 290 seats (in Lok Sabha). Narendra Modi will 100 per cent become again. We have the support of various political parties. So, not a single seat we will lose....," the said.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 21:16 IST
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