Congress dares PM Modi, Amit Shah to prove majority in Karnataka house on Friday

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah to prove the party’s majority in the Karnataka assembly if they were so confident of their numbers.
The Congress said it will observe “Save Democracy Day” tomorrow with party workers and leaders holding protest marches at all district and state headquarters to protest the decision of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala inviting B S Yeddyurappa to take oath as chief minister.

Stepping up the attack on the BJP, Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala dubbed Yeddyurappa as a “one-day chief minister” saying he lacked majority.

He said tomorrow’s protest is to express anger over the manner in which “democracy was subverted” and the “Constitution was trampled” by the Karnataka Governor.

Congress general secretary Ashok Gehlot said the anti-defection law is applicable in the country and in no way the BJP can prove that they have the majority.

He said the sanctity of the Raj Bhawan…

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