After numerous claims and counter-claims by different political parties in Karnataka, what was the actual mandate of the people of Karnataka?
All my cartoons on Kar-Nataka II (drama after the results)
BS Yeddyurappa was confident about swearing-in ceremony on 17th May, even before the Governor announced it. He declared that he will win the floor test in the assembly, after the Governor gave him 15 days time. But the Supreme Court cut short the duration asking Yeddyurappa to take floor test on Saturday. Can Yeddyurappa pass […]
The unfolding of the political ‘natak’ in Karnataka even after the results are out, must have saddened the voters of Karnataka. Some of the developments in the state are beyond voters’ mandate!
After much speculation Karnataka governor asks BJP’s Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM of the state. BJP is still short of majority, but gets 15 days to prove majority. BS Yeddyurappa who had fixed the muhurat for the swearing-in even before the elections, gets to take oath on the same day! Mail Today cartoon
When BJP fell short of a simple majority, something unexpected happened. Congress volunteered to support JD(S) to form govt and make Kumaraswamy, the next Chief Minister of Karnataka.
In Karnataka BJP was celebrating till afternoon on counting day, after dethroning Siddaramaiah. But Congress had another plan as BJP fell short of a simple majority. Congress decided to support JDS to form govt, in a shocking move. Many questions came up. Is it constitutional? Is it ethical? Is it politically correct? Now the ball […]
Cartoon done before the results were declared. BJP’s CM candidate Yeddyurappa was quite confident of getting majority to form the govt and swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
Though political pundits label Karnataka elections as a semi-final before the 2019 final, different leaders/parties were aiming differently in this election.
Was bringing back the Reddy brothers a political masterstroke by BJP or a political blunder?