Karnataka Assembly Election result: Siddaramaiah submits resignation as chief minister to Governor Vajubhai Vala

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday resigned from his post after the Congress was voted out of power in the Assembly elections.

File image of Siddaramaiah. Twitter/@siddaramaiah

File image of Siddaramaiah. Twitter/@siddaramaiah

He met Governor Vajubhai Vala and handed over his resignation, official sources said. The chief minister went to Raj Bhavan after announcing the Congress' support to the JDS to form the government as the state headed for a hung Assembly.

Siddaramaiah, who contested from two constituencies, won Badami, but lost Chamudeshwari in Mysuru.

Updated Date: May 15, 2018 18:35 PM