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Kumaraswamy appoints district in-charge ministers after 2 months of Congress-JD(S) coalition cabinet

Almost two months after expanding his Congress-JD(S) coalition cabinet, Chief minister D Kumaraswamy today appointed district in-charge ministers.


PTI Last Updated at 31 Jul 2018, 23:07 IST India

Almost two months after expanding his Congress-JD(S) coalition cabinet, Chief minister D Kumaraswamy today appointed district in-charge ministers.

Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara who also holds Bengaluru related subjects has been made in-charge of Tumkur, his home district, along with the city.

Revenue Minister R V Deshpande, along with his home districtUttara Kannada, will also look after Dharwad district. Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar will take care of Ramanagara along with Ballari, while Industries Ministers K George, who is from Bengaluru, has been given the charge of Chikkamagaluru.

The other ministers are Municipal Administration Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi- Belagavi, Health Minister Shivananda Patil-Bagalkote, Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge- Kalaburagi, Mines Minister Rajashekar Patil-Yadgiri, agriculture Minister Shivashankar Reddy-Chikkaballapura, Labour Minister Venkataramanappa- Chitradurga, Law Minister Krishna ByreGowda- Bengaluru Rural and Kolar.

Housing Minister U T Khader-Dakshina Kannada, Backward Classes Welfare Minister C Puttaranga Shetty- Chamarajanagara, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Zameer Ahmed-Haveri, Women and Child Development Minister Jayamala- Udupi, Forest Minister R Shankar- Koppal, Education Minister N Mahesh-Gadag, Animal Husbandry Minister Venkat Rao Nadagouda-Raichur, Small Industries Minister S R Srinivas- Davangere, Minor Irrigation Minister C S Puttaraju-Mandya, Tourism Minister S R Mahesh- Kodagu, Cooperation minister Bandeppa Kashyampur- Bidar, PWD Minister H D Revanna-Hassan, Transport Minister D C Thammanna- Shivamogga, Horticulture minister M C Manguli-Vijayapura, and Higher Education Minister G T Deve Gowda- Mysuru. Kumaraswamy, who had taken oath as a chief minister along with his Deputy G Parameshwara on May 23, expanded his cabinet with the induction of 25 ministers on June 6.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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