In the latest development, Congress has extended its full support to JD(s) to form the next government in Karnataka. Since BJP was unable to cross the magic figure, Congress moved its coin towards JD(s). It has even offered Chief minister post to Kumaraswamy. Congress is leading in 78 seats and JD in 38 seats, total 116 seats.
Ghulam Nabi Azad leader said, “We had a telephonic conversation with Deve Gowda & Kumaraswamy. They have accepted our offer. Hopefully, we will be together.”
We accept the mandate of the people. We bow our heads to the verdict. We don’t have numbers to form govt. The Congress has offered to support JD(S) to form govt, said G. Parameshwara, Congress.
CM Siddaramaiah to meet the Governor of Karnataka at 4 pm today and tender his resignation.