NEW DELHI, May 22 -- The chief minister for Karnataka has finally been chosen, but for a few crucial days after the elections, a tale of two ambitious men holding tightly to the chief minister's Chair, unfolded!

In my wild imagination while their fight was going one, I see these two glaring at each other as they stand next to the Chair, and then are startled to hear the Chair crying out, "So you two want to sit on me?"

"Yes," says Sidda, "I have been standing for the last five years and I need to sit!"

"And I have worked hard just to sit on you!" shouts Shiv, "It is my right!"

The Chair looks at both and says sadly, "I wish I could decide that! Maybe, just as you people are giving more and more rights to womenfolk and even mixed gende...