Karnataka Polls 2018: What happens in case of a hung assembly?

Karnataka chief electoral officer Sanjeev Kumar said five minor clashes were reported from various parts of Karnataka

This was at a time when he contested from his own party Karnataka Janata Paksha - after splitting from BJP briefly which failed to back him over corruption charges.

The Election Commission has deferred the polls for the Rajarajeswari Nagar seat to May 28 after a massive row erupted over a large number of voter ID cards being found in a Bengaluru apartment.

Any party or grouping will need 113 of the total 224 seats to secure a majority in the Assembly.

Senior Congress leader and former CM of Karnataka, Mr. Veerappa Moily rejected the reports of various exit polls and said that Congress will get simple majority in Karnataka.

BJP is closing in, with 52 seats at 8.31am.

He refused to comment on the proposal to appoint a Dalit Chief Minister and said that he will not oppose it.

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By evening today both the Congress and the BJP would have accepted their fates and the Janata Dal (United) which sees itself as kingmaker would also know where it stands.

Mixed predictions by exit polls have further increased curiosity about the results.

On the election campaign in Karnataka, Mr. Moily told that Congress adopted positive attitude whereas PM Modi had a negative attitude.

Republic TV-Jan ki Baat exit poll has said that the BJP is likely to emerge as the single largest party with 95-114 seats.

According to the latest numbers, the Indian National Congress got 98.3 lakh votes (38.0%), while the BJP got only 95.1 lakh votes (36.7%). "Every Congressman or (party) activist I have met in Karnataka has no doubt that we will be the single largest party". It has given 73-82 seats to the Congress, 32-43 seats to the JD (S) and 2-3 seats to others.

Out of the 222 seats, 80-90 are expected to go to the BJP, while anywhere from 35-50 are expected to go to the JD (S). There are 19 seats in coastal Karnataka and the BJP had performed badly in this region in 2013.

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