Cong, JDS finalise seat-sharing pact in Karnataka

Saturday 09th March 2019 06:45 EST

NEW DELHI: The Congress and the Janata Dal Secular has finalised its seat sharing in Karnataka in Delhi, with a 19-9 division. Details were worked out in a meeting last week between Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister HD Devegowda, who flew down to Delhi. Details, including identification of the seats, has been left to the General Secretaries of the two parties. HD Kumaraswamy's party, which initially wanted 12 seats, has scaled down. Speaking to the press, Devegowda said the party will get nine or 10 seats. He added, “Our focus is to win the elections with as many seats for the alliance and we will concede a seat or so. Now our General Secretary Danish Ali and Congress' GS Venugopal will hold further discussions.”

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