R Shankar and H Nagesh with Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy at Rajbhavan on Friday. Photo/ANI
R Shankar and H Nagesh with Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy at Rajbhavan on Friday. Photo/ANI

Karnataka cabinet expansion: R Shankar, H Nagesh take oath as state cabinet ministers

ANI | Updated: Jun 14, 2019 16:32 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jun 14 (ANI): Amidst coalitions troubles and decimation of the ruling combine in elections, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Friday expanded his Cabinet by inducting two independent MLAs. 

Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to R Shankar and H Nagesh at the Raj Bhavan where deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara and others were also present.

 BJP is the single largest party with 105 members in the 225 member assembly, while the ruling coalition of Congress and JD(U) has 117 members.  79 legislators belong to Congress, 37 from JD(S)and 1 from BSP. (ANI)

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