15 May –
The initial picture that the BJP has done in maintaining its winning chariot in Karnataka is clear. Former Prime Minister Deve Gowda was likely to be the Janata Dal Secular (JDS) kingmaker in all the post-compliance tests. However, the possibility of Deve Gowda’s dream to be fulfilled is less. Because the BJP, which is moving towards a very much, has explained that we do not need JDS. Union Minister Sadanand Gowda has crossed the majority mark as BJP has said that there is no question of leading the JDS. Therefore, the current picture shows that JDS will be a dream day to be kingmaker.
— ANI (@ANI) May 15, 2018
There will be a hung state in Karnataka and JDS would be a Kingmaker. But, at present there is no such situation. In the meantime, although Congress is lagging behind, he has not lost the hope of establishing power. Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge told the media that he would speak with JDS for the formation of the government. The facts can be seen in the morning till half an hour. He indicated that we are ready to lead the JDS.
Congress leader Gulmambi Azad and Ashok Gehlot had arrived in Bangalore on Monday in the backdrop of counting of votes.