Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: Who's in, Who's out
Bengaluru, Aug 04: A total of 29 BJP legislators took oath as ministers to the newly formed Karnataka cabinet today. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy to the new Council of Ministers. CM Bommai, who took oath last week, was also present on stage for the ceremony.
Veteran BJP leader and former chief minister BS Yediyurappa's son Vijayendra did not feature in Bommai cabinet that has 8 Lingayats, 7 each from Vokkaligas & OBCs, 3 Dalits, and 1 ST and woman minister.
Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: Who's out
Karnataka Cabinet Expansion: Who's In
Dr Ashwath Narayana
J C Madhuswamy
C C Patil
B C Patil
K C Narayana Gowda
Kota Srinivasa Poojary
V Sunil Kumar
Shankar Patil Munanakoppa
B C Nagesh
Aimed at giving pro people administration and to face the upcoming elections, this cabinet is being formed under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President J P Nadda.
The new cabinet will respond to the needs of the people, earn their trust and give a good governance, he said. Noting that there were no confusions regarding the cabinet formation, the Chief Minister said, BJP is a national party with a strong leadership.