Karnataka to get seven new ministers, 30 MLAs to be named to top corporations, boards

Source: PTI | Published on 4th September 2018, 1:35 PM | State News |

Bengaluru: Karnataka is likely to get seven new ministers, while 30 legislators of the Congress and the JD (S) will be adjusted as chairmen of top corporations and boards in the state, according to party leaders.

The Karnataka state cabinet will be expanded by the third week of September to its full strength of 34, with the addition of seven new ministers, JDS Secretary general Danish Ali said.

“While there will be six new faces from the Congress in the cabinet, one of the JDS legislators will also get a ministerial berth.

“Besides, 30 new legislators, including 10 from the JDS, would be adjusted as chairmen of key boards and corporations in the state,” Ali, who is also the convener of the coordination committee, said.

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