Karnataka BJP cabinet expansion: 17 ministers to take oath in BS Yediyurappa government after collapse of Congress-JD(S) coalition

  • Yediyurappa, who drew Opposition's criticism for the delay in cabinet expansion, proposed names of 17 MLAs

  • The list sent to Governor Vajubhai Vala on Monday also includes KS Eshwarappa, Jagdish Shettar, CT Ravi and Basavaraj Bommai

  • Further, the list also included MLAs Govind Makthappa Karajol, Dr Ashwath Narayan CN, Laxman Sangappa Savadi, R Ashoka, B Sreeramulu and S Suresh Kumar

Bengaluru (Karnataka): After forming the government on 26 July following the collapse of Congress-JD(S) coalition, 17 ministers will take an oath of office on Tuesday in the Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's cabinet.

The Chief Minister, who drew Opposition's criticism for the delay in cabinet expansion, proposed names of 17 MLAs including KS Eshwarappa, Jagdish Shettar, CT Ravi and Basavaraj Bommai to Governor Vajubhai Vala on Monday.

MLAs including Govind Makthappa Karajol, Dr Ashwath Narayan CN, Laxman Sangappa Savadi, R Ashoka, B Sreeramulu, S Suresh Kumar, V Somanna, Kota Shrinivas Poojari, J C Madhu Swamy, Chandrakantagouda Channappagouda Patil, H Ganesh, Prabhu Chauhan and Jolle Shashikala Annasaheb will take oath on Tuesday at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru between 10.30 am to 11.30 am.

On Monday, Yediyurappa said: "Within 2-3 hours, I am going to get the final list from Amit bhai (BJP President Amit Shah). So, cabinet expansion will be done tomorrow."

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Updated Date: Aug 20, 2019 09:06:20 IST