Karnataka Elections:BSP's N Mahesh expects ministerial berth in JDS-Congress alliance

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    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) candidate N Mahesh expects ministerial berth if the Janata Dal (Secular) formed an alliance with the Congress. BSP's N Mahesh created history by winning Kollegal assembly constituency.

    BSPs N Mahesh expects ministerial berth in JDS-Congress alliance

    N. Mahesh got 71792 votes against Congress' A.R. Krishnamurthy, who secured 52338 votes. BJP's G.N. Nanjunda Swamy was pushed to the third position.

    BSP source told OneIndia that N Mahesh is expecting a ministerial berth if the government is formed JDS-Congress alliance. The source said, "" Former PM HD Deve Gowda is in touch with Beheji Mayawati. Ultimately, BSP supremo Mayawati will take a final call about BSP candidate's stand."

    Before meeting JDS State President HD Kumaraswamy, BSP's N Mahesh will be holding a meeting with party office bearers of Karnataka. Later, Mahesh will go to Shangri La hotel to meet HD Kumaraswamy.

    As per the terms of the pre-poll alliance, the BSP contested from 20 seats in Karnataka, while the JD(S) contest in the rest of the seats.

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