Karnataka Not Going to be Saffron, But Colourful: Prakash Raj

Taking a dig at BS Yeddyurappa for resigning ahead of the floor test in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday, 20 May, actor-turned-political activist Prakash Raj said the “match had ended even before it began.”

In a tweet, Raj said:

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The actor’s comment comes in light of the high-octane drama that unfolded in Karnataka on 19 May, with the Congress-JD(S) alliance stepping in to form the government after three-day-old Chief Minister Yeddyurappa tendered his resignation.

The CM designate from the alliance, HD Kumaraswamy, will now take oath on Wednesday, 23 May.

Meanwhile, Raj, a vocal BJP critic, had been touring the state in the run-up to the elections with his campaign ‘#justasking’ – the aim of which was to “keep asking questions to the people you chose as your representatives.”

In an earlier interview to The Quint, he had said he was sure that with the growing mistrust among people of this country, there is “no way” that the BJP will come back to power in 2019 elections.

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