Karnataka's new chief minister, Basavaraj Bommai, will take oath at 11 am today

Karnataka 23rd Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai

Yediyurappa pronounced that Basavaraj Bommai, another Lingayat head of the BJP, would succeed him as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. 

Key Points:

  • Basavaraj Bommai ventured out with JD(S) 

  • A Minister in the Karnataka government, Bommai joined the BJP in 2008 

  • Bommai was chosen party pioneer at the BJP's Legislative Party meeting in Bengaluru on Tuesday 

Karnataka's overseer Chief Minister Yediyurappa announced the name of his replacement on Tuesday - Basavaraj Bommai. An official choice in such a manner was taken during an administrative gathering meeting of the BJP at the Capitol Hotel in Bengaluru recently. 

A Lingayat pioneer, similar to his archetype, Basavaraj Bommai (61) held different key portfolios - Home, Law and Parliamentary Affairs-until his rise to the top post on Tuesday. 

Bommai's name was proposed by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in the BJP authoritative gathering meeting and backed by KS Eshwarappa, R Ashok, Govind Karjol and the other MLAs. 

Prior to Tuesday, Basavaraj Bommai met BJP Central observers Dharmendra Pradhan, G Kishan Reddy and Arun Singh in Bengaluru. While Pradhan and Reddy are Union Cabinet Ministers, Singh is the BJP's public general secretary responsible for Karnataka and Rajasthan.It was likewise revealed that somewhere around 40 BJP MLAs from Karnataka met Basavaraj Bommai before the Legislative Party meeting on Tuesday. His name had arisen as one of the leaders for the post of Chief Minister. 

"Heartiest congratulations to Shri BS Bommai on being elected as the new chief minister of Karnataka. A unanimous choice, he was elected as the leader of the legislative party of Karnataka BJP in the presence of Shri BS Yediyurappa, Arun Singh and other senior party functionaries," BJP Central observers Dharmendra Pradhan Tweeted while congratulating Basavaraj Bommai.

 

Who is Basavaraj Bommai? 

Basavaraj Bommai is the child of SR Bommai, the eleventh chief minister of Karnataka. Born on January 28, 1960, Basavaraj Bommai has held various portfolios in the public authority of Karnataka, including Home and Water Resources. 

He has filled in as a Member of Legislative Council (MLC) for two terms and an individual from Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) for three terms addressing Shiggaon. Bommai is a mechanical designing alumni who began his political vocation with the Janata Dal (Secular).

 

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