Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 : JD(S) joins hands with Sharad Pawar's NCP
Ahead of Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, the Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) has announced another alliance. After deciding to join hands with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), JD(S) will now ally with Sharad Pawar's NCP. With the alliance, the JD(S) hopes to build a third front to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress. State president of the JD(S) and former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy met NCP chief Shard Pawar on Thursday to seal the pre-poll alliance.