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Karnataka bypolls indicative of 'changed mood' in country: Congress

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Buoyed by the party's good showing in the bypolls, the Tuesday said it was indicative of the "changed mood" in the country.

The and the other progressive and pluralistic forces had "vanquished" the in the last 10 bypolls in the country, said at a press conference.

"Today, the from is extremely encouraging...This is indicative of the changed mood in the country," Tewari said.

In an emphatic endorsement of Karnataka's ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition by the voters, its candidates Tuesday won both the assembly constituencies and two of the three Lok Sabha seats in the bitterly fought by-polls held on Saturday.

The results have come as a major setback for the main opposition BJP ahead of the 2019 elections with the party losing the Ballari Lok Sabha seat, considered a stronghold of the -- the Reddy brothers.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 17:05 IST