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BJP govt to be sworn in on May 28

May 25, 2008 15:59 IST

The first ever Bharatiya Janata Party government in the south will be sworn-in on May 28 with the party almost
getting a majority, party sources said in Bangalore.

B S Yeddyurappa will take oath as chief minister, the sources said but refused to share further details.

The party, which has won 111 seats, just two short of the magic figure 113 required for a simple majority, said it has the support of four independents out of the seven.

The sources declined to name the independents who would back the BJP government remarking "they are our rebels".

The election process ends by May 28 on the day the Election Commision was expected to notifiy the constitution of the 13th Legislative Assembly in Karnataka.

Coverage: Battleground Karnataka

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