Siddaramaiah To Be Karnataka Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar Deputy: Sources

Siddaramaiah To Be Karnataka Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar Deputy: Sources

The supply indicated the celebration’s drive to achieve an amicable resolution. (File)

New Delhi:
After 4 days of laborious negotiations, the Congress will announce Siddaramaiah because the Chief Minister and DK Shivakumar his deputy on the Congress Legislative Celebration assembly in Bengaluru this night, sources have stated. They may take oath on Saturday.

Following are the newest developments on this huge story:

  1. Siddaramaiah can be elected because the Congress Legislative Celebration chief and cupboard formation discussions are nearly full, sources stated, including Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge labored by means of the night time to discover a resolution.

  2. There has, nevertheless, been no official phrase from DK Shivakumar on whether or not he has accepted. The Congress has been struggling to get Mr Shivakumar on board with the thought of a second time period for Siddaramaiah within the prime put up.

  3. Mr Kharge and Rahul Gandhi had made two presents to Mr Shivakumar at a gathering in Delhi on Wednesday. However the two-hour meet remained inconclusive, with the highest put up contender turning down each choices, sources stated. One other meet was held later within the night.

  4. Sources stated the primary choice gave Mr Shivakumar the put up of the state’s single Deputy Chief Minister put up alongside his present job — heading the state celebration unit. He was additionally supplied six ministries of his alternative.

  5. The supply indicated the celebration’s drive to achieve an amicable resolution. The one-man one-post rule was enforced by Rahul Gandhi when Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot was requested to run for celebration president — a put up presently occupied by Mr Kharge.

  6. There was additionally Choice 2 — energy sharing between Mr Shivakumar and Mr Siddaramaiah. Beneath this, Mr Siddaramaiah was to get the highest put up for 2 years, and would have been adopted by Mr Shivakumar for 3 years, sources stated. However sources stated neither Mr Shivakumar nor Mr Siddaramaiah had been able to go second.

  7. Mr Shivakumar has been insisting on the highest put up, citing his work over the past 4 years: Rebuilding the celebration after a piece of its MLAs walked out toppling the alliance authorities with HD Kumaraswamy 4 years in the past, after which main it to the large mandate within the final week’s meeting election.

  8. Failure to discover a resolution acceptable to all could price the Congress pricey in subsequent 12 months’s basic election. Whereas Mr Shivakumar has a following among the many state’s politically essential Vokkaligas, Mr Siddaramaiah has the assist of the AHINDA platform — an outdated social mixture of minorities, Different Backward Lessons, and Dalits, which had voted en masse for the Congress.

  9. There’s hypothesis that within the worst case state of affairs, Karnataka might turn into the subsequent Rajasthan, the place the rift between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and senior chief Sachin Pilot had introduced the federal government to the brink of collapse. In Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath’s authorities collapsed after Jyotiraditya Scindia walked out with 22 loyalists.

  10. Mr Shivakumar, although, has dominated out rebel. “If the celebration desires, they can provide me the accountability… Ours is a united home. I do not wish to divide anybody right here. Whether or not they like me or not, I’m a accountable man. I can’t backstab, and I can’t blackmail,” he has stated.


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