New Delhi : After a series of meetings with Congress high command finally the state Congress leaders have finalized the 1st list of cabinet members for the new Karnataka state government.
After finalizing the 1st list of 25 ministerial candidates Chief Minister Siddaramiah said that on Saturday 25 MLAs will sworn-in as Ministers.
He said that the cabinet will be formed in 2 stages; the 1st stage has been cleared after discussing with the high command and senior congress leaders.
He denied roomers about the dissidence that congress may face as the party has too many ministerial aspirants.
Siddaramaiah said, â€˜We will form the cabinet by considering every leader in the party. While forming the cabinet, every district in the state will be given representation, hence, there will be no chance for the dissidenceâ€™.
Prominent leaders to be sworn-in as Ministers in Phase-1:
Haliyala MLA R.V. Deshpande,
Mysore MLA Mahadevappa,
Mandya MLA Ambareesh,
Council Member Motamma,
Davangere MLA Samanuru sivasankarappa,
Gundlupete MLA Mahadeva Prasad,
Sagar MLA Kagodu Thimmappa,
Bantwal MLA Ramanatha Rai,
Vinay Kumar H. Anjaneya,
Teradal MLA and actress Umashri,
Shivajinagar MLA Roshan Baig,
Srinivaspura MLA and former speaker Ramesh Kumar will sworn in as Ministers on May 18th.