Print edition : May 17, 2013
The BJP's election manifesto being released in Bangalore on April 19 by senior party leader Arun Jaitely (third from left). Others in the picture are (from left) State president Prahalad Joshi, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, Member of Parliament from Bangalore North D.B. Chandregowda, BJP national general secretary H.N. Anath Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashok.
The Congress enjoys an edge over its rivals and the BJP is not willing to go down without a fight. But, in the end, it may be a hung Assembly in Karnataka. By RAVI SHARMA and VIKHAR AHMED SAYEED