Karnataka election results 2018 live updates : As Congress supported JD(S) to form Goverment and state heads for hung assembly, JD(S)'s HD Kumaraswamy seeks appointment from the Governor of Karnataka this evening, He wrote we have accepted Congress's support to form the Government following the Karnataka Elections result 2018.
After joining hands of JDS and Congress, BJP's equation in Karnataka has worsened. The BJP has so far won 104 seats and the JDS has won 38 seats, and the Congress 77 .
“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”, G. Parameshwara, Congress. Karnataka Elections results 2018.
Mean while BJP's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa addressed, in a press conference.
Here are major highlights of his statement.
We will decide the future course of action after consulting leadership: BS Yeddyurappa
I thank the people of Karnataka for giving this mandate to the Bhartiya Janata Party. Congress is trying to come to power through back door, people will not tolerate this: BS Yeddyurappa #KarnatakaResults
The people have rejected the Congress and accepted BJP. People are moving towards Congress mukt Karnataka: BS Yeddyurappa on Karnataka Poll Results.