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Yeddyurappa gets first chance, to prove majority in 15 days


B S Yeddyurappa will take over as Chief Minister of Karnataka at Raj Bhavan tomorrow. He will be sworn in as by the Governor of Karnataka, Vajubhai Vala. He has been given 15 days time to prove his majority on the floor of the House.


The BJP is hopeful that it would get the support of independents and some rebels which will help them prove the majority on the floor of the House. The source said that they are confident that things would fall into place.

Meanwhile B Sriramulu said that he is confident that the government will be formed. He said that with the help of independents and rebels they would ensure that they have enough numbers on the floor of the House.

The BJP is expected to meet the Governor by evening following which the invitation would be made. The message has been conveyed to several BJP leaders about the possibility of Yeddyurappa being sworn in.

Earlier Mamata Banerjee the chief minister of West Bengal dialled Kumaraswamy and told him to approach the President of India, if he does not get an invite from the Governor.

The Congress on the other hand has said that it would approach the courts if the Governor does not invite them to form the government. The legal team of the Congress would be led by Abhishek Manu Singhvi.

Ahead of the possible swearing-in-ceremony, BJP leader K S Eshwarappa said that he was confident that the BJP government would be formed in Karnataka in the next two days.

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