Newly elected JD(S) legislators to meet tomorrow

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Bangalore, May 26 (UNI) The newly elected legislators of the Janata Dal (S) will meet here tomorrow to elect their leader besides reviewing the party debacle at the hustings.

Party State Working President C Narayasnaswamy told newsmen here that Party President H D Deve Gowda has asked State Unit President Mirajuddin Patel to continue in post rejecting the resignation letter submitted soon after his defeat from Humnabad.

The JD(S) could secure only 28 seats in the Assembly elections, 30 short of its 2004 performance of 58.

Replying to questions Mr Narayanaswamy said that there is no any proposal before the party to join hands with Congress and try to form government after taking support of Independents.

Referring to party's failure Mr Narayanaswamy said the Party could not match the resources strength of the other parties.

Confusion in handing over power to its coalition partner BJP last year was also a factor which worked negative to the JD(S) he added.

"The BJP leaders successful efforts to take total credit of the performances of the JD(S)-BJP coalition government also went against party's prospect" he added.

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