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Governor Vala invites BJP to form govt in Karnataka

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

today invited BJP legislature party B S Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka, capping a day of intense jockeying for power and allegations by the of bribery and horse-trading against the BJP and

"I invite you (Yeddyurappa) to form the government and be sworn-in as the of Karnataka," a communique from said.

Vala also asked Yeddyurappa to seek a vote of confidence within 15 days of assuming office as the

Briefing reporters, said Yeddyurappa will take oath here tomorrow at 9 AM.

Toiling hard to control the levers of power in Karnataka, Yeddyurappa and H D Kumaraswamy, the of the newly formed JD(S)-alliance had earlier met Vala and staked claim to form the government.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 22:05 IST