Karnataka Chief Minister: Ending the four-day suspense in Karnataka, the Congress has finalized the name of the CM on Wednesday (May 17). According to sources, it has been decided to once again hand over the command of the government in the state to Siddaramaiah. ABP News had confirmed a day earlier that Siddaramaiah’s claim is stronger in the CM race and the final result was the same.
However, a formal announcement will have to wait for the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting to be held in Bengaluru in the evening. Till then let’s know what were those equations, due to which 76 years old Siddaramaiah overpowered DK Shivakumar, who is called the troubleshooter of Congress.
support of more legislators
In the Karnataka assembly elections, the Congress registered a landslide victory with 135 seats. After this, a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party was held in Bengaluru on Sunday (May 14) in which a resolution was passed and the right to decide the CM was given to the Congress President. During this, the observers of the Congress got to know the opinion of the MLAs. Secret voting was also done for this. It is said that Siddaramaiah also supported the secret ballot.
The next day on Monday, the three Congress observers reached Delhi and met Mallikarjun Kharge and told him about the opinion of the MLAs. According to sources, Siddaramaiah had the support of more MLAs, which strengthened his claim.