Karnataka Election: BJP MLAs elect Yeddyurappa as their leader


Bengaluru, May 16: The newly elected Karnataka BJP MLAs on Wednesday formally elected B.S. Yeddyurappa as the legislative party leader.

Yeddyurappa was already the Chief Ministerial candidate of the BJP in the Karnataka Assembly elections took place on May 12.

In context to this, after meeting the Governor Vajubhai R. Vala Yeddyurappa told media, The party has chosen me. I have given the letter to the Governor & he will call me, that is what I am hoping. He told me that he will take an appropriate decision. I’ll inform you after I receive letter from Governor”.

Of the 222 constituencies, the BJP bagged 104 seats, while the Congress won 78 and Janata Dal-Secular clinched 38 seats, along with its ally Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), throwing up a hung assembly in the state.


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