K'nataka cabinet likely to have 33 ministers, G Parameshwara to be deputy CM

Finance ministry is likely to go to Kumaraswamy and Home ministry shall go to G. Parameshwara.

K'nataka: Kumaraswamy's cabinet to have 33 ministers, G Parameshwara to be deputy CM
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By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 20 May 2018 12:02 PM
New Delhi: As the high voltage drama around the Karnataka election verdict settled with the resignation of sworn-in CM BS Yeddyurappa, the government formation process has started with full pace.

JD(S)’  Kumaraswamy will become the Chief Minister of the state and will take oath on Wednesday.

According to sources Congress’ G Parameshwara is likely to be the deputy CM of Karnataka.

The new Karnataka government is likely to have 33 ministers in its cabinet.

On Wednesday, along with CM Kumaraswamy 32 ministers can take oath.

Among the 33 portfolio holders, 20 can be from Congress and 13 can be from JD(S) as per the sources. Finance ministry and Home ministry will go to CM and deputy CM respectively.

The man behind saving MLAs from horse-trading DK Shivakumar can get the energy ministry. He was the energy minister even during the previous Congress government.

Here is the prospective portfolio of Cong-JDS alliance Government

  1. Chief Minister & Finance- Kumaraswamy- JDS

  2. Deputy CM & Home- Dr G. Parameshwara- Congress

  3. Irrigation - H K Patil- Congress

  4. PWD - H D Revanna- JDS

  5. Energy - D K Shivakumar- Congress

  6. Heavy Industries - A T Ramaswamy- JDS

  7. Transport - Ramalingareddy- Congress

  8. Minor Irrigation - K M Shivalingegowda- JDS

  9. Revenue - S Shivashankarappa- INC

  10. Health - U T Abdul Khadar Ali Fareed- Congress

  11. Women welfare - Lakshmi Hebbalkar- Congress

  12. Agriculture - C S Puttaraju- JDS

  13. Education - Adagooru H Vishwanath- JDS

  14. Rural Development - Satish Jarakiholi- Congress

  15. Urban Development - K J George- Congress

  16. Sports and News - M Krishnappa- Congress

  17. Information - Krishna Byregowda- Congress

  18. Social Welfare - H K Kumaraswamy- JDS

  19. Cooperative - G T Devegowda- JDS

  20. Animal Husbandry - C S puttaraju- JDS

  21. Textiles & Muzrai - Bandeppa Kashampoora- JDS

  22. Labour - D C Thammanna- JDS

  23. Excise - Dinesh Gundu Rao- Congress

  24. Medical Education - Tanveer Sait- Congress

  25. Higher Education - Dr. k sudhakar- Congress

  26. Forest - Roshan Baig- Congress

  27. Food & Civil Supplies - M B Patil - Congress

  28. Law & Justice - R V Deshpande - Congress

  29. Small Scale & Sugar - Dr. Ajay Singh- Congress

  30. Science & Tech - Priyank Kharge- Congress