IN PICTURES | Congress, JD(S) supporters protest against Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala in Bengaluru

Published: 17th May 2018 02:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th May 2018 02:57 PM  

Despite being short of 8 MLAs to cross the halfway mark, the BJP with 104 seats has decided to form the government. Governor Vajubhai Vala has given Yeddyurappa 15 days time to prove his majority through a vote of confidence on the floor of Karnataka assembly. IN PIC: Protesters being detained by the police in Bengaluru. EPS | Pushkar V
After a midnight drama ending with the Supreme court bench refusing to stay Yeddyurappa's swearing-in, the BJP CM- elect has taken oath as chief minister of Karnataka at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. IN PIC: BJP supporters celebrating after the oath of new Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa. EPS | Pushkar V
After the legal route failing to provide relief on time, Congress is protesting against Yeddyurappa's swearing-in and the Governor's decision to invite the single largest party to form the government inspite of falling short of the numbers required. IN PIC: Strong voices against Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala as people protest outside Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. EPS | Pushkar V
The Congress termed the move to form a BJP government in Karnataka as 'illegal and against the law and Constitution'. IN PIC: JD(S) supporters protesting against the governor Vajubhai Vala outside Raj Bhavan, Bengaluru. EPS | Pushkar V
The petition by Congress-JD(S) contended that despite presenting the list of 116 MLAs, governor Vala has invited the BJP which has 104 MLAs to form the government and has given relatively longer time of 15 days to prove the majority on the floor of the House, alleging that it will promote horse trading and poaching of their MLAs. N PIC: JD(S) supporters protesting against the governor Vajubhai Vala outside Raj Bhavan, Bengaluru. EPS | Pushkar V
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