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Karnataka cabinet expansion today, 24 MLAs to take oath as ministers

A week after assuming power in Karnataka, the Congress on Friday released a list of 24 legislators who will be sworn in as ministers on Saturday, May 27.

The Karnataka government can have 34 ministers.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his deputy D K Shivakumar and eight cabinet ministers were sworn in on May 20.

MLAs H K Patil, Krishna Byregowda, N Cheluvarayaswamy, K Venkatesh, H C Mahadevappa, Congress working president Eshwar Khandre and former state Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao are among those who will take oath on Saturday noon, according to PTI news agency.

Others are Kyathasandra N Rajanna, Sharanabasappa Darshanapur, Shivanand Patil, Ramappa Balappa Timmapur, S S Mallikarjun, Shivaraj Sangappa Tangadagi, Sharanaprakash Rudrappa Patil, Mankal Vaidya, Laxmi Hebbalkar, Rahim Khan, D Sudhakar, Santosh Lad, N S Boseraju, Suresha B S, Madhu Bangarappa, M C Sudhakar and B Nagendra.

The Congress’ list figures names of six Lingayats and four Vokkaligas.

Three MLAs are from Scheduled Castes, two from Scheduled Tribes and five from Other Backward Communities — Kuruba, Raju, Maratha, Ediga and Mogaveera, PTI reported.

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