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Karnataka elections: India mourns defeat of democracy, says Rahul Gandhi

India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader B.S. Yeddyurappa (Photo: RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

The BJP’s decision to form the government in Karnataka despite not having the numbers is making a mockery of India’s constitution, said Congress president Rahul Gandhi. On Thursday (17) BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa took oath as the 23rd chief minister of Karnataka, and while BJP celebrated its victory, India mourns the “defeat of democracy,” said Gandhi. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi wrote: “The BJP’s irrational insistence that it will form a Govt. in Karnataka, even though it clearly doesn’t have the numbers, is to make a mockery of our Constitution.This morning, while the BJP celebrates its hollow victory, India will mourn the…

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