Prime News, Karnataka, Bengaluru, December 6:- Former chief minister and chairman of the Coordination Committee of Congress-JD(S) coalition government Siddaramaiah on Wednesday announced that cabinet expansion in the state will take place on December 22.
Addressing media persons after attending the committee meeting here, Siddaramaiah said, “We (Congress-Janata Dal (Secular)) had co-ordination meeting today as Assembly session is approaching. We spoke about Cabinet expansion which will take place on December 22. Two MLAs from JD(S) and six MLAs from Congress will be inducted in the Cabinet.”
“We have also decided to appoint some legislators of both parties as chairmen of the state-run corporations and boards after the cabinet expansion the same day,” said Siddaramaiah.
Denying dissidence in the Congress, Siddaramaiah said all the legislators were with the party and there was no threat to the coalition government.