While speaking to ANI, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Karnataka's Kalaburagi parliamentary constituency Umesh Jadhav showed hope of winning the seat. Jadhav said, "PM Narendra Modi will become the prime minister. I am hopeful of winning the seat. After this, within a day or two, this coalition government is going to fall on its own and BJP government will be formed." Umesh Jadhav is contesting against Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge.