Internal sabotage and poor ticket distribution probable cause of BJP failing to secure a majority in Karnataka?

Sachin Reddy, who has got his predictions more accurate than anyone else, has elucidated the reasons why the Bharatiya Janata Party fell short of a majority in Karnataka. According to him, internal sabotage played a significant part in seats where the BJP lost by narrow margins.

In Gubbi, for instance, the BJP candidate lost to JD(S) by a margin of 9000 votes while a BJP rebel Dileep Kumar secured 30000 votes.

A similar pattern was observed in in Indi, Bailanhongala and Jamakhandi.

- Advertisement - - Article resumes -

Poor management of caste equations and ticket distribution cost the BJP several seats as well, especially Bidar.

However, the biggest boost to the BJP came from Central and Coastal Karnataka where it bettered its tally from 2008. The Modi-Shah factor worked in the coastal region while B.S. Yeddyurappa carried the day in Central Karnataka.

While the BJP fell short of a majority, the Congress and JD(S), despite going at each other’s throat throughout their election campaign formed an alliance. However, with dissenters from both parties poised to support BJP, BS Yeddyurappa has been sworn in as the chief minister with 15 days to prove his majority on the floor of the house.

The conclusion appears to be that although 104 seats is a remarkable performance by the BJP, without internal sabotage and better ticket distribution, it could have comfortably secured a majority on its own.

Average in every department

Share and Support:
Support OpIndia by paying for content

Most read articles recently

Ghaziabad: Stray dog, mother of five puppies, raped and dragged to death by Nafees and Tauseef

Nafees, one of the accused, has reportedly confessed to the crime of raping the animal several times before dragging her through the streets

Here is what connects attack on Akshaya Patra, French NGO against Rafale and demonization of Amarnath Yatra

The web of foreign-funded NGOs that demonised the Amarnath Yatra, French NGO that complained against Rafale in France and the demand to remove Akshaya Patra from midday meals contract

Activist opposing Akshaya Patra’s mid-day meal contract thinks ‘Brahmins obstruct India’s development’

The Akshaya Patra has come under criticism recently for not including onion and garlic in its mid-day meals for school children.

All you need to know about Congress’ Chhattisgarh CM elect: Bhupesh Baghel, who was once jailed in sex CD case

Congress leader and Chhattisgarh CM elect Bhupesh Baghel is currently out on bail in sleaze video case

Zee News issues defamation notice of Rs 1000 crore to Congress leader Navjot Singh Singh

Sidhu had allegedly threatened the Zee News when he had said “nani yaad dila denge” after Zee News had shown a video ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised at an election rally

#GoBackSonia trends on Twitter ahead of Sonia Gandhi’s Tamil Nadu visit to inaugurate Karunanidhi’s statue

Twitter is abuzz with #GoBackSonia trend as Sonia Gandhi is going to Chennai to inaugurate the statute of DMK founder Karunanidhi.

Pakistan uses Congress leader and ‘liberal’s’ arguments to undermine PM Modi yet again

Aiyar, who is known to make controversial statements, spoke about the 'Rafale scam' and how it has dented Prime Minister Modi's clean image in India. He also claimed there was rampant corruption within the NDA government.

Prashant Bhushan and left-liberal cabal was actively helping Vijay Mallya in UK court by attacking CBI special director Rakesh Asthana

Vijay Mallya's defence team was using Indian left-liberals' allegations agaist Rakesh Asthana in London court

The Prince and his dilemma: A short story

The prince wanted to choose buddy boy Jo, for he was a fellow prince too.

Mumbai Police teaches a lesson in humility to ‘special’ Sonam Kapoor

Actor Dulquer Salman clarified that he and Sonam were sitting inside a car that was rigged to a truck and hence were not breaking traffic rules.

Latest articles

Connect with us

125,751FansLike
98,165FollowersFollow
6,348SubscribersSubscribe

Don't miss these