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3 independent MLAs meet Yeddyurappa
Vicky Nanjappa | May 26, 2008 16:49 IST
Last Updated: May 26, 2008 17:09 IST
In a major political development in Karnataka, three independent legislators -- G Shekhar, Sangadgi, and Narendra Swami -- on Monday called on Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa at the latter's residence in Bangalore.
Coverage: Battleground Karnataka
The BJP needs the support of three more legislators to achieve simple majority in the 224-member Karnataka assembly.
Till reports last came in, the leaders were holding talks with Yeddyurappa. A final decision may be announced in an hour's time.
If talks succeed, Yeddyurappa is likely to meet state Governor Rameshwar Thakur and stake his claim to form the first independent BJP government in Karnataka.