“One, Congress will contest from 24 seats and give JD(S) the option to select four seats of its choice.
In 2014, the BJP secured 17 seats, Congress 9 and JD(S) 2.
Two, Congress will contest from 22 seats and leave six to JD(S),’’ said a senior Congress leader familiar with the negotiations.Congress leaders also shared data to substantiate their views.
Despite BJP winning more seats riding on the Modi wave, Congress secured 40.8% of votes against BJP’s 43%, up from 41.6% in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.
The Congress feels the party can win in the Vokkaliga constituencies of Mandya, Hassan and Mysuru.
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