Karnataka: Even after the victory in Karnataka, the path of Congress is not looking easy. The party has got the face of the Chief Minister, but due to having two contenders, the problems of the Congress have increased. Where senior leader Siddaramaiah has been called to Delhi by the party high command. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president DK Shivakumar said that he has not received any call from the party’s central leadership to discuss the issue of the chief minister’s post.
We sent a one-line proposal to Delhi: Shivkumar
When asked whether he will be made the Chief Minister? Responding to this, Shivkumar said that I do not know. Whatever work was given to me, I have done it. We have sent a one-line proposal to Delhi. He also said that the government will be formed at an auspicious time. Amidst speculation that the high command would call him to the national capital, he said that he has not received any call so far. Come on, let’s see… When will the new government be formed? On this question, Shivkumar said that we will see the auspicious day of the week and auspicious time.
Siddaramaiah wants Chief Minister’s post for two years
Let us discuss here that DK Shivakumar has a tough fight with senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah for the post of Chief Minister of Karnataka. Both the leaders are being considered as contenders for this post. Meanwhile, the news given by India Today quoting sources is being discussed in full swing. Sources have been quoted as saying that Siddaramaiah has said that he wants the post of Chief Minister for two years while DK Shivakumar should be given this post for the next three years.
Congress high command called Siddaramaiah, DK Shivkumar said this about going to Delhi
Siddaramaiah has proposed that he be given the CM post for the first half. He should be made the Chief Minister of Karnataka at least till the Lok Sabha elections. However, DK Shivakumar has rejected this proposal outright. He did this in view of the political situation in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
Mallikarjun Kharge will decide
It is noteworthy that the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting held at a private hotel on Sunday evening unanimously passed a resolution empowering party President M. Mallikarjun Kharge to elect the Legislature Party leader who will become the next Chief Minister of Karnataka. In the elections held on May 10 to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly, the Congress won 135 seats in a landslide victory, while the ruling BJP and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular) won 66 and 19 seats, respectively.
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