Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Update: The cabinet expansion of the Siddaramaiah government of Karnataka will take place on Saturday (May 27). The Congress high command has approved the names of leaders to be made ministers. On Saturday, 24 leaders will take oath as ministers. Senior Congress leaders HK Patil, Krishna Byre Gowda, Ishwar Khandre and Dinesh Gundurao will take oath of office and secrecy as ministers. At the same time, Lakshmi Hebbalkar will take oath as the only woman minister in the cabinet.
Maximum 34 ministers can be made in Karnataka. With this cabinet expansion, the number of ministers will be completed to 34 as on May 20, Siddaramaiah was sworn in as Chief Minister, DK Shivakumar as Deputy CM and 8 other leaders took oath as Ministers.
These 24 people will be administered the oath of office
Among the 24 ministers who are to be administered the oath of office and secrecy are HK Patil, Krishna Byre Gowda, N Cheluvarayaswamy, K Venkatesh, Dr HC Mahadevappa, Ishwar Khandre, Kyathasandra N Rajanna, Dinesh Gundurao, Sharanbasappa Darsanapur, Sivananda Patil, Timmapur Ramappa Balappa, SS Mallikarjuna, Tangadgi Shivraj Sangappa, Dr Sharanprakash Rudrappa Patil, Mankal Vaidya, Lakshmi R Hebbalkar, Rahim Khan, D Sudhakar, Santosh S Lad, NS Bose Raju, Suresh BS, Madhu Bangarappa, Dr MC Sudhakar and B Nagendra Are.
Mention of castes of leaders in the list
Meanwhile, a letter written by Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal to CM Siddaramaiah regarding the cabinet has come to the fore. In which the approval of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge has been said. The castes of the future ministers have also been mentioned in the list of the cabinet.
How many ministers from which caste?
Namdhari Reddy 1, Vokkaliga 4, SC-Right 1, Banjiga Veerashaiva Lingayat 1, ST 2, Brahmin 1, Reddy Lingayat 1, Panchamshali Lingayat 2, SC-Left 1, Sadar Lingayat 1, SC Bhovi 1, Adi Banjiga Lingayat 1, Mogaveera (BC) 1, Muslim 1, Jain 1, Maratha (BC) 1, Raju (BC) 1, Kuruba (BC) 1, Ediga (BC) 1.
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