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Rahul Gandhi to attend swearing-in ceremony of Kumaraswamy as Karnataka CM

Congress president Rahul Gandhi today confirmed his presence at the swearing-in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23.

Published: 22nd May 2018 02:43 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2018 02:43 AM   |  A+A-

JD(S) leader and Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H D Kumaraswamy with Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi during a meeting in New Delhi on Monday. | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today confirmed his presence at the swearing-in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka Chief Minister on May 23.

He said he had a "cordial" meeting with the JD(S) leader, with whom he discussed the political situation in Karnataka.

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was also present at the meeting.

"I had a warm and cordial meeting this evening, in Delhi, with Shri H D Kumaraswamy ji. We discussed the political situation in Karnataka and other matters of mutual interest. I will be attending his swearing-in as CM of Karnataka, on Wednesday, in Bengaluru," he said on Twitter.

The Congress and the JD(S) will hold a meeting tomorrow in Bengaluru, where the modalities over power-sharing would be worked out.



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