- "He is mentally disturbed": Siddaramaiah on Yeddyurappa's "post-win sked"
- Mr Yeddyurappa, after casting vote, declared "date" for his swearing-in
- Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the Congress will get clear majority
He also said there was "no doubt" that the Congress would return to power with over 120 seats in the 224-member Karnataka assembly when the results were declared on Tuesday.
Asked by reporters to react to Mr Yeddyurappa declaring he would be sworn in on May 17, Mr Siddaramaiah quipped: "He is mentally disturbed."
Earlier in the day, Mr Yeddyurappa, the presumptive chief minister of the BJP, declared, "I will fly to Delhi on the 15th once the results are announced and meet Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi. I will invite him and others for the swearing in ceremony which is going to happen most likely on the 17th."
Opinion polls have not backed any winner but mostly predict a close fight between the Congress and the BJP, with the Janata Dal Secular hoping to win enough seats to matter in the event of a hung verdict.
Mr Yeddyurappa projected that his party would win between 145 and 150 seats.
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