After four days of hard negotiations, the Congress announce Siddaramaiah as the Chief Minister and DK Shivakumar his deputy.
Siddaramaiah will be the CM for a period of 2.5 years. After which, Shivakumar will be takeover as the CM. The swearing-in ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 20, 2023.
“We were trying for consensus over the past two to three days. Both (Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar) worked for the party. They are big assets for the party in Karnataka. It is a good combination. They both deserve it,” Venugopal said while addressing a press briefing here.