Karnataka Even after performing brilliantly, the Congress’s troubles have not ended. Senior Congress leaders regarding Chief Minister’s post Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar Got to see the poster war on Sunday. Newly elected Congress MLAs have authorized party president Mallikarjun Kharge to elect them as the leader of the Karnataka legislature party as the race for the chief minister’s post of both the leaders intensifies.
Congress general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal said three central observers would take the opinion of the legislators, which would be conveyed to the party president. He said that the three observers Sushil Kumar Shinde, Jitendra Singh and Deepak Babaria would submit their reports to Kharge by Monday. Earlier, the Congress Legislature Party meeting was held in Bengaluru on Sunday. It was decided in this meeting itself that Kharge would be elected as the leader of the Legislature Party.
Central observers discussed with Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar
Party’s Karnataka in-charge Randeep Surjewala said that the first resolution was moved by state Congress chief Shivakumar thanking all the leaders and workers and people of Karnataka, while the second one-line resolution was moved by Siddaramaiah. Prior to the meeting, central observers of the Congress along with Venugopal held discussions with Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar. At the same time, before returning to Delhi, Kharge said that the process of government formation would be completed soon. Significantly, before the term of the previous assembly in Karnataka ends on May 24, the newly elected assembly has to be formed.
Supporters of Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar shouted slogans
The Congress managed to forge unity ahead of the polls, but is facing a tough situation as the process to choose the chief minister begins. Supporters of Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar shouted slogans and waved banners outside the venue of the meeting. Earlier, both the leaders held meetings with their loyal MLAs. A poster war also broke out between the two sides projecting their leader as the next chief minister. Shivakumar is considered a troubleshooter for the Congress party, while Siddaramaiah is popular across the state. Ahead of the meeting of the newly elected legislators, Shivakumar denied any differences with Siddaramaiah.
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BJP leader and outgoing CM of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai said that the state unit of the party has decided to conduct a detailed analysis of the overall election results and constituency-wise results to find out the reasons for the party’s defeat in the assembly elections. He said several factors were responsible for the party’s performance and all of them would be analysed.
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