Leading opposition leaders gather on stage for Siddaramaiah's oath-taking
Leading opposition leaders gather on stage for Siddaramaiah's oath-taking

BANGALORE: Veteran Congress leader Siddaramaiah today, May 20, took oath as Karnataka Chief Minister at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore. DK Shivakumar has also sworn-in as Karnataka's deputy CM. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath of office and secrecy to both leaders at the swearing-in ceremony.  Also, Dr G Parameshwara, KH Muniyappa, KJ George, and MB Patil also took oath as cabinet ministers in the newly-elected Karnataka Government.

For the swearing-in ceremony of Siddaramaiah as Chief Minister and D K Shivakumar as Deputy Chief Minister, prominent opposition leaders and Chief Ministers from states governed by the Congress attended the ceremony.

To promote opposition unity in front of the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections next year, the event will take place. Mehbooba Mufti, the leader of the PDP, is present in Bengaluru for the swearing-in of the newly elected Karnataka government.
Along with Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar, eight newly elected legislators have also taken the oath of office as ministers. Nitish Kumar, the chief minister of Bihar, M. K. Stalin, Sharad Pawar, Bhupesh Baghel, the chief minister of Chhattisgarh, and Farooq Abdullah, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, are just a few of the prominent figures who will be the event's main attractions.

Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of West Bengal, would be conspicuously absent from the ceremony at Sree Kanteerava Stadium. Union Minister M. Veerappa Moily said, the swearing-in ceremony might be used as a platform to exhibit the unity of the opposition as well as their power and togetherness.

Various political party leaders, including those from the JMM, RJD, Shiv Sena, SP, PDP, CPI(M), CPI, MDMK, RSP, CPI(ML), VCK, RLD, Kerala Congress, and IUML, have received invites to the ceremony from Congress President M. Mallikarjun Kharge.

According to a party official, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav has stated that he will not attend Siddaramaiah, the incoming chief minister of Karnataka,'s swearing-in ceremony.

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