Division in KJP-BJP votes helped Congress win: B S Yeddyurappahttps://indianexpress.com/article/news-archive/web/division-in-kjpbjp-votes-helped-congress-win-b-s-yeddyurappa/

Division in KJP-BJP votes helped Congress win: B S Yeddyurappa

Former CM said it was split votes of his party and his former party that helped Cong bag 121 seats.

Former chief minister and Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) president B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday said it was the split votes of his party and his former party,the BJP,that helped Congress bag 121 seats in the Assembly election.

He said,“It is not positive votes in favour of Congress. As many as 23 seats which Congress has won was because of the split votes.”

Yeddyurappa said that within six months of its launch,the party has become eligible for recognition by the EC by winning 10 per cent of the votes polled. “The BJP might have won 40 seats but the percentage of vote is only 20 per cent and compared to this it is really a good achievement of KJP,” he said.

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