Bengaluru: Karnataka Congress president T.K. has not yet decided whether to go to Delhi to participate in the consultation on the new Chief Minister of Karnataka. Sivakumar said.
The Congress is set to form the government after winning the Karnataka assembly elections with an absolute majority. The party’s state president D.K. As Sivakumar and senior leader Siddaramaiah are competing, a consultation meeting was held in Bengaluru yesterday. The consultation meeting was held in the presence of the Congress top audience and lasted till 2 am. At that time, the wishes of each Congress MLA regarding who should become the Chief Minister was obtained in writing. In addition, the resolution was passed by approving the party leadership to take the final decision in this regard.
Panwar Jitendra Singh, one of the senior observers of the Congress speaking to the media said, “We have heard the views of all the MLAs. Based on that, we have prepared a report. We are going to present it to the Congress President.”
Senior Congress leader P.K. Hariprasad said, “A secret ballot was held in yesterday’s meeting. Along with that, a one-line resolution was passed. The senior observers spoke to each MLA and took the views of the MLAs verbally and in writing. Now the decision has been left with the Delhi high command. After consulting Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjuna Kharge will take the decision.” He said.
DK said that while the consultation meeting on who will be the next Chief Minister of Karnataka is being held in Delhi, he has not yet decided whether to attend it. Sivakumar said. Talking to reporters in Bengaluru, he said, “Today is my birthday. Many supporters from all over the state are coming to meet me. Besides, a puja has been arranged at my house. A one-line resolution has been passed in yesterday’s meeting. We have left it to the decision of the party leadership. I will do whatever work is given to me.”