Senior Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, thanking the folks of Karnataka, on Saturday stated that the newly-formed authorities will work for growth of the state.
In a personalised video tackle, the previous Congress president stated, “From my coronary heart, I want to thank all of you, the folks of Karnataka for giving the Congress social gathering such a historic mandate. This mandate is for the pro-people’s authorities and for the pro-poor authorities. It’s a rejection of politics of divisiveness and a rejection of corruption. I wish to reassure the folks of Karnataka that the Congress authorities which has been sworn in as we speak will stand by its dedication to implement the guarantees made to them. I’m proud that the primary Cupboard assembly has already permitted the quick implementation of our 5 ensures. The Congress social gathering stays dedicated to the prosperity, peace and progress of Karnataka. Jai Hind.”
#WATCH | Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi thanked the folks of Karnataka for electing Congress within the lately concluded meeting elections and warranted them that the newly-formed govt will work on the trail of growth of the state. pic.twitter.com/cvqr76fyFz
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Earlier within the day, the newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah stated that the primary Cupboard assembly has issued orders for the implementation of 5 ensures which have been promised by the social gathering earlier than the elections.
The 5 ‘major’ ensures are 200 items of free energy to all households (Gruha Jyoti); Rs 2,000 month-to-month help to the girl head of each household (Gruha Lakshmi); 10 kg of rice free to each member of a BPL family (Anna Bhagya); Rs 3,000 each month for unemployed graduate youth and Rs 1,500 for unemployed diploma holders (each within the age group of 18-25) for 2 years (Yuva Nidhi) and free journey for ladies in public transport buses (Uchita Prayana).
Addressing a press briefing after the primary Cupboard assembly in Vidhan Soudha, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah stated, “5 ensures within the manifesto have been promised and the order for the implementation of these 5 ensures was given after the primary cupboard assembly. All will likely be in power after the following cupboard assembly which will likely be known as inside every week.”
The Karnataka Legislative Meeting session is to be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, subsequent week.
As many as eight Congress MLAs have been sworn in as ministers within the Karnataka Cupboard throughout the oath-taking ceremony in Bengaluru on Saturday.
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge’s son Priyank Kharge, social gathering’s MLAs G Parameshwara and MB Patil have been among the many eight MLAs.
The opposite MLAs who took oath included KH Muniyappa, KJ George, Satish Jarkiholi, Ramalinga Reddy and BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan.
High brass of the Congress social gathering together with the Gandhi relations Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, social gathering’s nationwide president Mallikarjun Kharge have been current on the event.
The Chief Ministers of the Congress-ruled states together with Himachal’s Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, Rajasthan’s Ashok Gehlot, and Chhattisgarh’s Bhupesh Baghel attended the occasion.
The social gathering had additionally despatched an invite to quite a few opposition events and their leaders.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his Deputy Tejashwi Yadav, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Farooq Abdullah have been additionally current throughout the swearing-in ceremony.
Different opposition leaders who have been current included Sharad Pawar, and Kamal Haasan.
Congress bagged 135 seats within the Could 10 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Meeting ousting the ruling BJP, which obtained 66 seats whereas the Janata Dal (Secular) secured 19 seats within the outcomes declared on Could 13.
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