Telugu revenge on BJP at Karnataka polls

No stopping for BJP's victory chariot: Amit Shah

BJP set for bigger mandate in 2019: Fadnavis on K'taka polls

On historic victory in Karnataka, Bharatiya Janata Party Chandigarh unit organised a celebration programme at Kamalam and hundreds of party activists participated in this programme.

Chandrababu Naidu, chief minister, Andhra Pradesh. The Karnataka elections threw up a fractured mandate, and BJP, despite being in pole position with 104 seats, saw the Janata Dal (S) with 38 and Congress with 78 come together to stake claim. Shah, who had prepared the party's groundwork for the elections much earlier, has addressed 59 public meeting and held 25 roadshows.

Mumbai, May 15 As the BJP emerged as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly polls today, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said it was set for a bigger mandate in the 2019 Lok Sabha election and lauded party chief Amit Shah for "converting" the people's trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi into votes. "The feedback by the team will help in deciding Mr Shah's tour itinerary during his poll campaign in coming days", the BJP leader said.

Like all the State polls since he assumed power in New Delhi, Prime Minister Modi had helmed the BJP's adrenaline-charged campaign in Karnataka, despite the party having declared B S Yeddyurappa its chief ministerial candidate, while Congress President Rahul Gandhi had spearheaded the campaign of his party.

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The voting pattern in regions dominated by Telugu people, like Hyderabad Karnataka, Bengaluru City, Bellary, Raichur, Chickballapur and Kolar seems to suggest the trend.

Addressing the party workers, Patton on behalf of the State BJP said that it is a historic win for BJP.

Of the 46 constituencies where there are more than 50,000 Telugu voters in each, 32 have been won by the Congress, 9 by the JDS and 5 by the BJP.

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