Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa mentally disturbed, in response to BJP CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa's assertion of winning on clear majority.
The Congress leader, who is contesting from two constituencies - Chamundeshwari and Badami - expressed confidence that his party will win with a clear majority and rejected any possibility of a hung assembly.
The chief minister also said the Congress would get a clear majority. "No doubt on this."The BJP "can't get more than 60-65 seats," he said.
He also claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speeches during the husting and his visit to Pashupatinath temple in Nepal today will have no impact on voters of Karnataka.
Earlier in the day, Yeddyurappa, the presumptive chief minister of the BJP, declared, "I will fly to Delhi on the 15th once the results are announced and meet Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi. I will invite him and others for the swearing in ceremony which is going to happen most likely on the 17th."
The polling for 222-Assembly seat is underway in the state. is underway. The counting of votes will be held on May 15.