After his talk with Yediyurappa, Sreeramulu finally agreed to accept the Social Welfare portfolio and even changed his social media handle’s bio accordingly.
Minister says he’s capable of handling Social Welfare ministry and DyCM post simultaneously
His followers at Molakalmuru have requested the State government to give the health ministry back to Sreeramulu, along with social welfare.
Significantly, Yediyurappa also took back the Backward Classes Welfare department from Sriramulu, retaining it with himself, in the minor reshuffle.
After lobbying hard in New Delhi for cabinet berths to legislators from his camp, Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi has abruptly changed stance.
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who seemed to be interested in expanding his cabinet before the assembly session commenced, is now in no hurry to induct new ministers.
With the legislative session coming to an end, lobbying for ministerial berths has resumed, and Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa appears ready to rejig his cabinet.
Party sources said they were unsure if the expansion can be done before Monday. The Yediyurappa Cabinet currently has 28 ministers, including the CM, and six berths are still vacant.
At the end of the 15-minute meeting at Parliament House, Yediyurappa invited PM Modi to virtually inaugurate the Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 19
Son not interfering in administration, 'systematic conspiracy' to drag his name: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa
Karnataka Cabinet expansion or reshuffle is expected to be a tightrope for BS Yediyurappa, considering too many aspirants.
Asked whether he would expand his cabinet before the commencement of the legislative session, Yediyurappa said if the high command gave the green signal during his visit, he might do so
Two senior ministers, R Ashok and B Sriramulu, on Wednesday insisted that Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s visit to New Delhi has nothing to do with cabinet expansion or reshuffle.
Bommai is the fourth minister to catch the virus in the last one week.
A cabinet sub-committee has been asked to take a decision on seeking permission to prosecute members of KPSC.
Meeting advanced to accomodate CM’s visit to Delhi on Sept 17