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Naidu congratulates Karnataka CM on JD(S)-Cong win in by-polls

Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati(AP) 

Ahead of their meeting scheduled for November 9, N Chandrababu Tuesday spoke to his counterpart H D over phone and congratulated the latter on the JD(S)-combine's "spectacular victory" in the by-elections.

The results clearly reflected the growing people's anger against the Narendra Modi government, a TDP release quoted as telling

That the JD(S) and candidates won with margins of one lakh votes indicated the 'strong disenchantment' with the BJP, he added.

thanked for the greetings, it added.

During his visit to Bengaluru on November 9, the TDP chief would confer with Kumaraswamy and his father H D Deve Gowda as part of the efforts to forge an anti-BJP coalition.

Later, addressing the coordination committee of the TDP, Naidu noted that there was a significant change in the voting trend in the by-polls in compared to the Assembly elections in May.

"The political scenario is changing day by day. Over-confidence and arrogance will surely lead to downfall," Naidu told his party leaders.

Earlier, TDP leaders took turns to say that by-election results marked the beginning of the downfall of

Karnataka's JD(S)-coalition Tuesday won two of the three Lok Sabha seats and both the assembly constituencies in the fiercely fought bypolls Saturday, giving a shot in the arm to the ruling combine that faces frequent questions about its longevity.

The same results would repeat in the Assembly elections in neighbouring Telangana next month, where the TDP is in alliance with the Congress and other parties taking on the ruling TRS, TDP leaders said.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 19:16 IST