Responding to the massive victory in Karnataka bypolls, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President Dinesh Gundu Rao said that this is the victory of coalition politics and the failure of Modi govt.
Taking to Twitter, Gundu Rao said: “Resounding win for the @INCIndia & @JanataDal_S coalition in Karnataka. 4-1 thrashing to BJP. People have rejected the negative politics of BJP in Karnataka and the abject failure of Modi govt in addressing people’s issues. Congrats to all the winners.”
JDS leader HD Devegowda tweeted: “I thank people of Karnataka for supporting development-centric administration of JDS-INC Government. People of the state have given their response to those who were trying to destabilise the state Government.”
Congress leader of Karnataka DK Shivkumar in Tweet said: “This Deepavali, I thank the people of Karnataka & especially Bellary for blessing Congress party with this record victory. With support & guidance of Congress President Shri @RahulGandhi & Former PM Shri HD Devegowda, the coalition leaders & workers strived hard to defeat BJP”.
Responding to the victory in Karanataka, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram compared it with Kohli’s victory: “4-1 result (unsure about Shimoga LS) in Karnataka looks like a Test series win under Virat Kohli. Coalition has delivered.”