BJP may hue and cry over Karnataka by-polls verdict where Congress-JD(S) combine swept the polls. Congress-JD(S) has won 2 Lok Sabha and 2 Assembly seats. Buoyed with the result, JD(S) and Congress announced that they would contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls together. This is a big set-back to Modi.
The coalition against BJP has once again delivered and this has brought new energy, vigour to the Congress and its allies that are contesting in the upcoming assembly elections being held in 5 states - Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana.
Whilst the result of Karnataka by-election reflect the mood of people - particularly in South - against Modi-led government, it in turn gives new hope for the anti-BJP forces that are joining its hands for a larger cause of reviving democracy and democratic institutions by defeating Modi across the country. Well aware of this, TDP's Chandrababu Naidu had made a perfect entry into national politics and is making sincere effort to bring all opposition parties onto single platform.
Apart from this, the Karnataka by-poll result is seen as a setback to TRS in Telangana as it is expected to give more boost to Maha Kutami in Telangana led by Congress. Overall, this is a crucial political development.