Karnataka: A call from Sonia Gandhi and Shivkumar left the insistence of 'chair'!
Karnataka: A call from Sonia Gandhi and Shivkumar left the insistence of 'chair'!

Bangalore: The next CM of Karnataka will be Siddaramaiah, while DK Shivakumar will hold the post of Deputy Chief Minister. Although its official announcement has not been made yet, but according to party sources, the party leaders have taken this decision on Wednesday (May 17) night itself. Shivkumar, who was adamant on becoming CM, has been persuaded and former party president Sonia Gandhi has played the biggest role in this.

Sources say that only after the intervention of Sonia Gandhi, DK Shivakumar has agreed to become the Deputy CM of Karnataka. According to party sources, DK Shivakumar has agreed to become the deputy CM after talking to Sonia Gandhi on the phone. Before talking to Sonia Gandhi, Shivkumar was adamant on becoming CM. If sources are to be believed, the official announcement of the names of CM and Deputy CM in Karnataka can be done today. Let us tell you that DK Shivakumar is believed to have played an important role behind the victory in the Karnataka elections. Most of the MLAs who came after winning the elections are also in his support. Both Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar held meetings with Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary KC Venugopal on Wednesday.

Sources have claimed that Sonia Gandhi called DK Shivkumar on Wednesday evening. After which DK Shivakumar, who called the Congress party like a mother, has accepted the post of number two in Karnataka. However, churning is still going on in the party regarding the leaders who will join the cabinet.

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