PTI, New Delhi/Chamarajanagar
Published by: Yogesh Sahu
Updated Fri, 30 Jul 2021 08:26 PM IST
The new Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai met the Prime Minister and Union Ministers in the national capital on Friday. He also had a banquet with the MPs of his state. On the other hand, former CM Yediyurappa said on the question of reshuffle in the cabinet in the state that I will not interfere in it.
Karnataka’s new CM Basavaraj Bommai during a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Earlier in the day, Bommai met Home Minister Amit Shah, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi and Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Apart from this, he also organized lunch for the MPs of his state at Hotel Ashoka here. Bommai, who was elected as the new leader of the BJP Legislature Party on Tuesday after the resignation of former CM BS Yediyurappa, took oath as the Chief Minister on Wednesday.
PM assured full cooperation in the development of the state: CMO
The Chief Minister’s Office of Karnataka said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured full cooperation in the development of the state. The CMO said Chief Minister Bommai sought permission from the Prime Minister for an AIIMS for Hubballi-Dharwad and an AIIMS-like institute in Raichur, which has been declared an aspirational district by NITI Aayog. He appealed to the Prime Minister to convert the ESIC Medical College and Hospital located at Kalaburagi into a regional AIIMS like hospital.
Bommai has full freedom to choose cabinet, will not interfere: Yeddyurappa
Basavaraj Bommai, who has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka, may reshuffle the state cabinet. Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday reiterated that he will not interfere in the selection of ministers in the new cabinet. He said his successor and new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai was free to choose his own team in consultation with the party leadership.
Yediyurappa said, Bommai is in Delhi today, in a few days he will discuss with the central leaders and decide who should be in his cabinet, I will not interfere in who should be made a minister or not. Bommai is completely independent, he will discuss and choose his cabinet ministers. He visited Chamarajanagar district to console the family of his admirer, who had committed suicide after being hurt by his resignation as chief minister, and gave him Rs five lakh.
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