Siddaramaiah cupboard growth on Saturday, says Surjewala

New Delhi: Even because the discussions right here on the cupboard growth of the Siddaramaiah authorities in Karnataka entered their second day, Congress secretary normal and state chief Randeep Singh Surjewala stated on Friday that a number of names have been thought of and the swearing-in will happen on Saturday as beforehand introduced. .

Siddaramaiah, who was sworn in as chief minister of Karnataka final Saturday together with head of state unit DK Shivakumar as the only deputy chief minister, has now been holding conferences with senior celebration leaders for 2 days to resolve on the brand new ministers.

Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar had arrived individually within the nationwide capital on Tuesday night and had met within the celebration’s warfare room with Surjewala and Get together Basic Secretary, Group, KC Venugopal to debate the names of the brand new ministers.

On Friday, Siddaramaiah met Congress parliamentary celebration president Sonia Gandhi for the primary time after the swearing-in ceremony. Former celebration chief Rahul Gandhi was additionally current. After assembly with the Gandhis, Siddamaraiah additionally met celebration chief Mallikarjuna Kharge at his residence right here.

The leaders had one other brainstorming session right here within the congressional warfare room. After leaving the warfare room at 15 GRG, Shivakumar additionally met the Gandhis.

Talking to media after the assembly, Surjewala stated, “Regardless of the resolution is, it is going to be communicated by the one particular person…Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. He consults with celebration. Get together doesn’t resolve. Cupboard is set by Chief Minister. Siddaramaiah has mentioned a number of names and we now go away it to him to resolve who to take into the cupboard. The excessive command solely discusses the assorted issues within the pursuits of the celebration.

“I reiterate that the choice on who needs to be included within the cupboard is made by the Prime Minister. And I’ve been instructed by him (Siddaramaiah) that tomorrow he’ll swear within the additional ministers, and due to this fact solely extra particulars could be given by him.

In the meantime, after assembly Sonia Gandhi, Shivakumar stated that every little thing is okay.

Requested concerning the cupboard growth on Saturday, he stated: “I hope so.”

In the meantime, Rahul Gandhi and Venugopal each reached the Congress President’s residence to debate the names of the brand new Karnataka cupboard ministers.

Moreover Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar, eight extra ministers – G. Parmeshwara, KH Muniyappa, KJ George, MB Patil, Satish Jarkiholi, Priyank Kharge, Ramalimga Reddy and BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan – have been sworn in on Saturday in Bengaluru.

Nevertheless, none of them have been assigned a portfolio but.

A celebration supply stated Congress should stability the cupboard’s allocation because it must stability the calls for of various communities. In line with the celebration sources, 20 to 24 names for the brand new cupboard have been mentioned up to now two days, together with representatives from every neighborhood.