Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Live Ministers List: Karnataka’s new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai today got a new council of minister. A total of 29 ministers took oath of the office and secrecy today in Raj Bhawan. Karnataka Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered oath to the new ministers. Bommai said that the cabinet will be a mix of both experience and new strength. There are 7 OBCs, 3 SCs, 1 ST, 7 Vokkaligas, 8 Lingayats, 1 Reddy, and a woman minister.
Bommai also refuted the claims that former Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s younger son and state BJP Vice President B Y Vijayendra is among the council of ministers. He said that the full list of ministers was finalised after a detailed discussion with the high command in Delhi. When asked about Vijayendra’s induction into his cabinet, the CM said that the national president has spoken to Yediyurappa and the national General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka Arun Singh spoke to Vijayendra personally. Aimed at giving pro-people administration and to face the upcoming elections, this cabinet is being formed under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP National President J P Nadda, he said.