Presenting a budget whose size is barely 2 percent larger than the fiscal year 2019-2020's budget, Yediyurappa said he was compelled to cut down the expenditure of many departments.
While the MLAs who quit their parties, joined the BJP barely months ago have gone on to become ministers, the wait continues for BJP loyalists who aspire to become ministers.
Even though the Karnataka Prevention and Eradication of Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic Act were enacted by the Siddaramaiah led Congress government, it finally came into force in Jan.
BJP MLA from Karnataka and a close aide of Karnataka CM, BS Yediyurappa, M P Renukacharya spoke out against Muslims.
Karnataka Bypolls were necessitated following the disqualification of 17 MLAs who had resigned over differences with the Cong-JD(S) coalition govt.
Other members of the council of ministers will be inducted after the Kumaraswamy government wins the trust vote on Friday.
BJP's B S Yedyurappa was administered oath of CM's office by Karnataka governor at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. Video by Nagaraja Gadekal