How the BJP won
Karnataka Election Results: The party benefitted from a consolidation by dominant castes against the Congress and Siddaramaiah's excessive trust in his welfare programmes at the expense of social coalitions.
Written by Narayana A. |
The BJP’s previous best performance in Karnataka was 110 seats in 2008 when it formed the first ever government in South India on its own strength. (Illustration: CR Sasikumar)