Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government

Updated: May 15, 2018 16:45 IST
As the Karnataka election results came in BJP leading in 106 seats emerged as the single largest party, five short of the half way mark. The Congress with 76 leads announced an unconditional tie-up with JD(S), a distant third with 38 leads. Now both BJP and the Congress-JD(S) combine have met the Governor, Vajubhai Vala, to stake a claim to form the government.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
Congress announces unconditional support to JD(S) to form the government.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
After the Congress announcement rapid change in the scene outside H D Deve Gowda's house in Bengaluru, from being desolate after results to sudden outbreak of celebrations.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
HD Kumaraswamy greets JD(S) supporters in Bengaluru. Both - Congress and JD(S) have agreed that HD Kumaraswamy, will be the Chief Minister of a coalition government.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
HD Kumaraswamy of JD(S) on his way to the Governor's residence in Bengaluru.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
Meanwhile, BJP's B S Yeddyurappa says "No time has been given to us. We just want a chance to prove majority on the floor of the house."
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
BJP's B S Yeddyurappa meets the Governor before H D Kumaraswamy and seeks to prove majority on the floor of the House.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
HD Kumaraswamy, Siddaramaiah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, DK Shivakumar and other Congress MLAs inside the Raj Bhawan.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
"We have submitted a letter to the Governor so as to form government with the support of Congress. We have both submitted letters so as to seek the permission of the governor", says HD Kumaraswamy, who will be the Chief Minister of a coalition government.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
Meanwhile, in BJP headquarters in Delhi, the stage is being set-up and there is an expectation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the party workers.
Karnataka Election Results 2018: In A Game Of Thrones BJP And JD(S) Both In Fray To Form Government
And there are more BJP supporters arriving at HQ Delhi.

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