Karnataka CM: Congress announces Siddaramaiah as new Chief Minister

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After a massive win in the recent Karnataka elections, KC Venugopal announces Siddaramaiah as the Chief Minister (CM) of Karnataka. The swearing-in ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 20th.

During his press meet he said, DK Shivakumar will be the only deputy CM of the state and will continue as KPCC president until the parliamentary election is over.

KC Venugopal, the General Secretary of AICC announces the news in a press meeting on Thursday morning. He added that Congress President Mallikharjun Kharge has authorized me to convey this decision

According to the reports, Siddaramaiah will serve as Chief Minister for 2.5 years. After then, Shivakumar will take over as Chief Minister. The decision came in the late hours of Wednesday after four days of negotiations.

Also, the party has scheduled a CLP Congress Legislative Party meeting in Bengaluru on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Siddaramaiah new CM of Karnataka

The Congress President Shri@khargehas authorised me to convey his decision:
Shri @siddaramaiah will be the new Chief Minister of Karnataka, and Shri @DKShivakumar will be the only one Deputy CM of the state. @DKShivakumar ji will continue as the KPCC President until the parliamentary election is over.

: Gen. Sec. (Org) Shri @kcvenugopalmp

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