Cong will give stable, progressive and hard-working Govt in Karnataka: Chidambaram

Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday expressed his delight with the Congress Party getting absolute majority in Karnataka, saying the state will now get a stable, progressive and hard-working government for the next five years. Taking on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Chidambaram said that there is a need to repair the financial position of the state. Chidambaram also played down the fact that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was a factor in Karnataka.