India, June 30 -- Karnataka Congress legislature party leader Siddaramaiah said on Wednesday that he was in favour of brokering a compromise between two candidates backed by rival factions of the party which will allow them to share the position of state youth Congress president. But political observers said it was unlikely to end the ongoing power tussle between him and state party president DK Shivakumar.

It all started with the polls to elect the president of state youth Congress in February when Shivakumar-backed candidate Mohammed Harris Nalapad, the son of Congress legislator N A Harris, was disqualified after winning 64,203 votes out of the over 150,000 valid votes polled. In his place, Raksha Ramaiah, who polled 57,271 votes with...