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Karnataka power struggle: Yeddyurappa places in SC letters sent to Governor

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

B S today placed before the the letters he had sent to in which he had staked claim to form the government in

The is hearing a petition moved by the Congress-combine challenging the governor's decision to invite the to form government.

Yeddyurappa, who was sworn in as the of yesterday, told a special bench headed by Justice A K Sikri that being the single largest party the was the "mandate of people" of the state who have thrown out the

Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Yeddyurappa, told the bench that there was no pre-poll alliance between the and and they have formed an "unholy alliance" after the elections.

In the May 12 polls, BJP emerged as the single largest party with 104 members, while secured 78, the JD(S) 37 and others three.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 11:20 IST