This can be the third enlargement of the Cabinet since Yediyurappa assumed cost in July 2019 after the collapse of the Congress-JD(S) authorities
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Wednesday mentioned seven new ministers will take oath of workplace later within the day, as he expands his 17-month old Cabinet.
Indicating that Excise Minister H Nagesh can be dropped from the Ministry, he mentioned one berth can be saved vacant.
“The list of seven new ministers who will take oath today has been sent to the Raj Bhavan. Their names are Umesh Katti, Arvind Limbavali, MTB Nagaraj, Murugesh Nirani, R Shankar, C P Yogeshwar and S Angara,” Yediyurappa mentioned.
Speaking to reporters, he mentioned different issues can be mentioned with get together central leaders who’re coming.
“We have kept one post vacant, and (regarding) Nagesh… I will discuss with him and try to convince,” the chief minister mentioned, indicating that he can be dropped from the ministry.
The cupboard at the moment has 27 members, and 7 berths are vacant.
According to a state Information Department launch, Governor Vajubhai Vala will administer the oath of workplace and secrecy to the brand new members who can be inducted to the Cabinet at 3.50 pm on the Glass House of Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.
BJP General Secretary in-charge of state Arun Singh is within the metropolis to attend the swearing-in.
This can be the third enlargement of the Cabinet since Yediyurappa assumed cost in July 2019 after the collapse of the Congress-JDS authorities within the wake of revolt by 17 MLAs of the coalition companions.
It’s a mixture of previous guards and new entrants from Congress and JDS who’re making into the cupboard.
Keeping up the promise, Congress-JD(S) rebels-turned BJP MLCs R Shankar and M T B Nagaraj, who helped the saffron get together come to energy, are being inducted by Yediyurappa.
Another MLC Yogeshwar, who is alleged to have performed a key function by managing Congress-JD(S) insurgent MLAs, in the course of the political turmoil within the state in 2019, can be being inducted into the Ministry.
Among the get together previous guards making it to the cupboard embody Umesh Katti (Hukkeri), S Angara (Sullia), Murugesh Nirani (Bilgi) and Arvind Limbavali (Mahadevapura).
While Katti (eight time MLA), Nirani and Limbavali (state BJP Vice President) have been Ministers within the earlier BJP authorities, for Angara (six occasions MLA) this can be his first stint because the Minister.
However, RR Nagar MLA N Munirthna not making it to the checklist has come as a shock, as Chief Minister whereas campaigning in the course of the November, 2020 bypolls to the constituency has introduced that he can be made Minister on being elected.
Munirathna was additionally among the many Congress-JD(S) rebels who converted to the BJP.
Induction of Shankar, Nagaraj and Yogeshwar will take the variety of MLCs within the Ministry to 5, with Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi and Muzrai Minister Kota Srinivas Poojari already within the cupboard.
This has led to some quantity of resentment inside the get together, as many MLAs are upset that these not elected straight by the persons are being made Ministers.
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