After days of commotion, the fate of Karnataka was finally decided on Saturday. Ending the buzz, BS Yeddyurappa resigned as the chief minister ahead of the floor test in the state assembly. The resignation of Yeddyurappa has now paved the way for Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular to form a new government in the state. JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy will take oath as the Karnataka chief minister on May 23.
The mayhem and the drama that followed the Karnataka Election Results was no less than a political thriller. And the anti-climax also has taken the nation by storm. Not only the political analysts, netizens too have taken a keen interest in the high-octane drama. Yeddyurappa's resignation gave the Twitteratis a subject to bring out jokes. Here are some of them:
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The latest exist adds to Yeddyurappa's list of blink-and-you-will miss-it stint as the chief minister of Karnataka. In 2007, he was chief minister for eight days. He also shares the distinction of being chief minister for three days with former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Jagdambika Pal.
Earlier on May 17, Yeddyurappa was sworn in as chief minister o two days after the results were declared and the governor accepted his claim to form the government. The decision was challenged in the Supreme Court by the Congress and the JD (S) and passing interim orders on their petition and the court on Friday directed that the floor test be conducted on May 20.