Owing to the post-poll alliance between his party and the Congress, Kumaraswamy now faces an extremely delicate balancing act wherein some key posts in the government would be demanded by Congress.
A picture of a woman wearing a garland of shoes, and doing squats holding her ears, outside Trinamool Congress office in West Midnapore, Bengal went viral on Saturday.
While TMC said none of its party workers was involved in the incident, locals alleged the woman's husband was held captive at the party office and beaten up.
The police refused to comment on the matter.
"Had we got the 15-day period to prove our majority, their party MLAs would have gone to their constituencies and they would have changed their mind," said Amit Shah at India TV conclave.