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Karnataka: Siddaramaiah likely to be CM, DK Shivakumar to be his deputy

Karnataka CM: The suspense has ended on the face of the Chief Minister of Karnataka. According to sources, Congress’s high command decided that former chief minister Siddaramaiah will be the next chief minister of the state and will take oath on Thursday.  As per sources, senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar will be offered the post […]

Edited By : Aditya Singh | Updated: May 17, 2023 15:44 IST
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Karnataka CM: The suspense has ended on the face of the Chief Minister of Karnataka. According to sources, Congress’s high command decided that former chief minister Siddaramaiah will be the next chief minister of the state and will take oath on Thursday. 

As per sources, senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar will be offered the post of Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka. Sources said he is expected to get important portfolios in the state cabinet.

As per information, Siddaramaiah will take oath as Chief Minister at Kanteerava Stadium around 3:30 pm on Thursday. It is being said that he will take oath alone. Other ministers will be sworn in after a discussion on the cabinet.

Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar met Rahul Gandhi today. Siddaramaiah had reached Delhi since Monday while DK Shivakumar had reached Delhi on Tuesday. Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar had separate meetings with Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge in Delhi on Monday and Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Siddaramaiah’s supporters started celebration in Bengaluru.

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First published on: May 17, 2023 02:50 PM IST

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