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.
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.
At the same time, he said that he himself is a contender for the top post but would gladly accept if the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) elects Siddaramaiah.
KarnatakaChief Minister Siddaramaiah said that he was "very confident" of the ruling Congress retaining power in the southern State by winning over 120 seats.
News X-CNX predicted 106 seats for the BJP, 75 for the Congress, 37 for the JD-S and four for others.
Earlier today, Siddaramaiah mocked at the predictions of a hung assembly by conductors of various exit polls calling them "entertainment".
Both Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty that has dominated Indian politics since independence, have campaigned hard in Karnataka, a state of 66 million people with diverse constituencies. Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular) on Sunday claimed that neither Siddaramaiah, nor B.S. Yeddyurappa will become Chief Minister of Karnataka. Addressing reporters in Chamundeshwari, the Chief Minister dismissed exit poll results and expressed confidence that the Congress would form the Government on its own. Karnataka polled 71.45% in 2013 which was considered to be a vote against the five-year preceding rule of the BJP, that saw three chief ministers take turns to rule the state in the backdrop of frequent corruption allegations.
"Our own internal surveys have not let us down as majority have predicted that we will emerge as the single largest party and form the government. We are 100 per cent sure of forming the government on May 17", he said. "Congress will get the clear majority".
A total of 2,654 candidates are in the fray and 4.96-crore electorate, including 2.44 crore women, will cast their votes.
Tight security arrangements were made to ensure smooth and peaceful single-phase polling in 222 constituencies, including 36 reserved for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and 15 for the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and 26 in Bengaluru.
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