Karnataka CM Tassels: ‘Majority still unable to decide leader…’, Bommai taunts Congress

Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka CM Tassels: After winning the assembly elections in Karnataka, there is a state of doubt in the Congress regarding the post of Chief Minister of Karnataka. Top contenders for the post including DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are camping in the national capital to meet top party leaders. The outgoing Chief Minister of Karnataka and BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai has taken a jibe at the Congress. He said that the Congress party should elect the Chief Minister at the earliest.

Bommai said that the Congress, despite securing a majority, is yet to finalize the name of its CM candidate. It reflects the internal situation in the party. People’s aspirations are more important than politics. Congress should elect the Chief Minister as soon as possible.

Bommai had resigned on Saturday

Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday submitted his resignation from the post of Chief Minister to Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot following his defeat in the Karnataka assembly elections.

Khandare said – decision will be taken by evening

Karnataka Congress working president Ishwar Khandare said on Wednesday that the suspense over the decision of the next chief minister of the state would end by this evening. Earlier in the day, Khandare, who was in Delhi, met Congress national president Mallikarjun Kharge at his residence.

Khandare said that I met the party’s national president Mallikarjun Kharge and discussed the recent developments in Karnataka. We are 100 per cent united. The decision can be taken by today evening.

Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar met Sonia-Rahul

Meanwhile, Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar separately met party leader Rahul Gandhi at 10 Janpath residence of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Wednesday. The results of the assembly elections were declared on Saturday and the newly elected Congress MLAs authorized Kharge to take a decision on Sunday. With the action shifting to Delhi, both former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar reached Delhi. The Congress won 135 seats in the recently held elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly.

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