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Nadda, Pradhan to attend Karnataka MLA meet tomorrow as central observers: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Senior leaders J P Nadda and will attend a meeting of the newly-elected BJP MLAs in Bengaluru tomorrow as the party's central observers.

The decision to send the two leaders to Bengaluru was taken by the BJP parliamentary board today.

"J P Nadda and will attend the meeting of newly-elected MLAs of the party at 11 am tomorrow in Bengaluru. They would be the central observers," BJP told reporters.

With the BJP appearing to be falling short of a majority after the results of the assembly polls were declared, the party today rushed its three senior leaders to the state to talk with possible allies to cobble up the numbers required to form the next government in the state.

The has announced it will support the third-placed JD(S) in forming the government in

Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Prakash Javadekar and J P Nadda left for Bengaluru after meeting in this afternoon.

was also present at Shah's residence.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 22:15 IST