In his address to the joint legislature on Monday Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala said that the new government will implement new programs and continue with effective programs of the previous Congress government.
On Friday, Congress workers burnt effigies of what they called symbolising the “misuse of power’’ by the Modi government at the Centre and BJP president Amit Shah. There was, however, no incident of violence reported from anywhere.
'Save Democracy Day' LIVE UPDATES: Congress has decided that all its state presidents and senior leaders will lead a delegation to the Governors in their state and hand over memorandums urging the President of India to safeguard democratic principles and sanctity of constitution.
Karnataka election results 2018: During Modi’s 13 years as Gujarat CM (2001-14), Vala was finance minister for nine years. For a year in the middle, 2005-2006, Vala was the state BJP chief. As finance minister, he set a record by presenting the state budget 18 times.
BS Yeddyurappa, the man of the hour, has led the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka to a 104-seat victory. Now after much struggle, as he takes oath as Chief Minister of Karnataka, a look back at how it has always been a battle for him.