The 72.36% turnout in Saturday's Karnataka Assembly elections is new record for the State, surpassing the 71.90% polling 40 years ago in 1978.
Asked if the party would approach the JD (S) for support to form the government in the event of a hung assembly verdict, he said that question does not arise at this point of time. "Exit opinion polls are entertainment for the next 2 days", he said on Twitter. So, dear party workers, supporters and well wishers, don't worry about exit polls.
Sinha said the highest polling of 76 per cent was recorded in Chikkaballapura and Ramanagara while Bengaluru Urban had the lowest turnout at 48 per cent.
The Chief Minister ruled out possibility of any post-poll alliance with JD (S) to get the requisite numbers saying Congress would get majority of its own and so such situation will not arise.
Congress leader Brijesh Kalappa has alleged tampering in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in parts of Karnataka to turn the elections in BJP's favour.
Most exit polls have predicted a tight race between the Congress and the BJP with the possibility of the Janata Dal-Secular emerging as the kingmaker.
Karnataka has an electorate of over 4.97 crores, including 2.52 crore men and 2.45 crore women.
Talking to reporters before the exit polls were out indicating that the BJP would be in upswing, Siddharamaiah, however, said that he would remain to be in active politics and guide his followers. "Relax & enjoy your weekend", he tweeted on Sunday.
Times Now-VMR exit poll, the Congress is likely to be the single largest party with 90-103 seats, the BJP second largest party with 80-93 seats.
If the BJP and the JD (S) team up. which again seems quite unlikely as of now, it could see an entirely new set of leadership at the helm, with H D Kumaraswamy getting another shot at Chief Ministership. It has said that the BJP will win around 79-92 seats, JD (S) and its allies will bag 22-30 seats and 1-4 seats will go into the Independents' kitty.
Before voting closed on Saturday, Yeddyurappa announced that he was confident of victory and had decided that he would take oath as chief minister on May 17.
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