Right after Balakot Airstrikes took, Karnataka BJP chief predicted a win on 22 seats out of the 28 seats from the southern state. If exit polls are to be believed that BJP will win no less than 17 seats in Karnataka. This also marks the end of JDS’ political aspirants as Congress will now stop letting it dictate terms. Plus there is a big suspense over who wins Mandya, If Sumalatha wins then it’s a big upset for JDS chief HD Devegowda’s grandson Nikhil
While tension escalated at the border, BJP Karnataka State President BS Yeddyurappa came under heavy criticism over his remarks over the situation.
The Congress-JDS alliance in Karnataka is in trouble. Congress minister DK Shivakumar claimed that BJP was poaching their leaders as a part of Operation Lotus 2.0. The senior Congress leader claimed that three Congress leaders- who were previously approached by BJP – are now lodged in a Mumbai hotel, sparking speculations of horse trading.
Just days after he took oath as the Karnataka Minister for education minister, E Tukaram landed into trouble. The leader earned the wrath of social media after his visit to the famous Kanakadurgamma Temple in the district of Ballari.