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Karnataka cabinet enlargement at this time; almost 8 ministers to take oath

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The much-awaited Karnataka Cabinet enlargement would happen on Wednesday with the induction of 7-8 ministers, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa stated on Tuesday. The BJP veteran additionally indicated one minister may be dropped within the rejig, the third of the 17-month previous ministry. “….new Ministers will take oath at the Raj Bhavan at around 3:30 pm tomorrow, the list of seven or eight ministers who will be inducted will be released in due course,” he advised reporters. 
Asked will anybody be dropped from the 27-member Ministry as there have been solely seven vacant berths, he stated: “It is being discussed, we will see, we may have to drop someone, will think about it and make a decision… there is no confusion.”
The announcement comes two days after Yediyurappa finalised the enlargement at a gathering with high BJP leaders, together with celebration chief JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi.
This can be a 3rd enlargement of the cabinet since Yediyurappa assumed cost in July 2019 after the collapse of the Congress-JDS authorities within the wake of a revolt by 17 MLAs of the coalition companions.
A state Information Department launch stated Governor Vajubhai Vala will administer the oath of workplace and secrecy to the brand new members who shall be inducted to the Cabinet at 3.50 pm on the Glass House of Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.
Yediyurappa, who had been planning the enlargement for a number of months, had on Monday stated Nadda and celebration General Secretary in-charge of state Arun Singh shall be invited for the swearing-in.
However, there was no official phrase to date on their participation within the perform.
There are speculations inside the BJP circles and likewise in a bit of the media that a few Ministers are prone to be dropped within the train. Excise Minister H Nagesh and Women and Child Development Minister Shashikala Jolle, whose names are doing the rounds, have maintained they’d not heard from the Chief Minister or the celebration management on this regard.

According to celebration sources, maintaining the promise, Congress-JD(S) rebels-turned BJP legislators like RR Nagar MLA Munirathna, and MLCs R Shankar and M T B Nagaraj, who helped the saffron celebration come to energy, are probably to be inducted by Yediyurappa.
Names of senior BJP MLAs together with Umesh Katti, S Angara and Murugesh Nirani are additionally doing rounds within the celebration circles together with Mahadevapura MLA Arvind Limbavali and MLC C P Yogeshwar as potential inductees.
Eight-time MLA from Hukkeri Katti stated he had acquired a name from the Chief Minister asking him to come back to the state capital.
“My trip to Bengaluru was already planned as there is a committee meeting tomorrow. Also, the Chief Minister last night asked me to come to Bengaluru, so I’m going. If CM and party leadership bless me, I will take oath and work for the state,” he stated as he left Belagavi.
Six-time MLA Angara too stated he was coming right here for a committee assembly and can depart it to God about changing into Minister.
“I have never lobbied for a Minister post and will never do it. If given an opportunity will work honestly,” he stated.
Yediyurappa was ready for a while to hold out the cabinet enlargement after he was requested by Nadda in November to attend for the clearance from the central management. 
The enlargement or reshuffle is prone to be a troublesome job for the Chief Minister, contemplating that there are too many aspirants, from the celebration previous guard like GH Thippareddy, MP Renukacharya and the brand new entrants from Congress and JDS.
(With PTI inputs)

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