The Congress high command has finally given green signal to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to go ahead with the Cabinet reshuffle. Speaking to media persons after meeting Congress President Sonia Gandhi for over two-and-a-half hours, at her residence, here on Saturday, Siddaramaiah said that 14 ministers would be dropped to induct fresh faces in the cabinet.
The chief minister said that the list of new ministers to be inducted into the cabinet will be submitted to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala in a day or two. Karnataka Home Minister Dr G Parameshwar and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh were among those present at the meeting.
PROBABLE NEW MINISTERS
TANVEER SAIT M KRISHNAPPA SANTOSH LAD PRIYANK KHARGE PRAMOD MADHVARAJ RUDRAPPA LAMANI
MINISTERS LIKELY TO BE DROPPED
V SRINIVAS PRASAD M H AMBAREESH KIMMANE RATHNAKAR PT PARAMESHWAR NAIK S R PATIL SHAMANURU SHIVASHANKARAPPA VINAY KUMAR SORAKE SATISH JARAKIHOLI BABURAO CHINCHANASUR ABHAY CHANDRA JAIN SHIVARAJ TANGADAGI QAMAR UL ISLAM DINESH GUNDU RAO