Similarly, former Bihar deputy CM and leader of the Rashtriya Janata Dal Tejashwi Yadav has said he will meet with Governor Satya Pal Malik and stake claim to form government in the state, now ruled by a Janata Dal (United) and Bharatiya Janata Party alliance.
Meanwhile, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Lalu Prasad Yadav's son Tejashwi said, "We would hold a 1-day dharna tomorrow (Friday) against the murder of democracy in Karnataka".
"The Congress is also preparing to demand the "Karnataka model" in neigbouring Goa, where it couldn't form a government past year despite emerging as the single largest party". The Goa Congress despite being the single largest party was unable to form the government in the state.
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Seeking replication of the Karnataka example set by Bharatiya Janata Party, the Congress on Thursday chose to stake claim to form government in Goa, where it had emerged as the single largest party in the Assembly polls previous year. The DMK, a key southern ally of the Congress, termed Vala's invite to the BJP to form a government in the state "hasty" and "unconstitutional" and alleged that it would lead to horse-trading.
In Goa, Congress Legislature Party chief Chandrakant Kavlekar said the party will stake claim tomorrow by submitting to Governor Mridula Sinha a formal letter containing signatures of all the 16 party MLAs. The BJP has 14 MLAs, but managed to form the government with support from local parties and independents.
Just a few hours after BJP's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka, the ripples of political upheaval were felt across the nation. "The BJP will reach the magic figure in 15 days?" However, the government invited BJP's Yeddyurappa and asked him to prove majority on the floor of the house. Amit Shah and other BJP leaders work on horse trading or they threaten MLAs with ED, income tax raids.
"If we aren't united today then it was Bihar yesterday, Karnataka today, can be MP or Rajasthan tomorrow", he added.More news: Has Frank Lampard already chosen his and Christine's baby name?
"It's all BJP's greed to form the government".
The Constitution is under "severe attack" and an atmosphere of fear prevailed in the country, Congress president said, likening the situation to Pakistan and some African countries under "dictatorship". The majority mark in Karnataka assembly is 112 seats.
Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leaders also staged a protest against Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as the Karnataka chief minister, terming it unconstitutional.
Kavlekar said that in absence of the Chief Minister in the state for last two months, there is no government in place.More news: YouTube is crediting music creators in more than 500 million videos
The Congress Goa unit will appeal to the state governor, seeking an invitation to form the government, more than one year after the elections.