After being inducted as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday, Basavaraj Bommai expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his good wishes and pledged he would continue the good work done by the previous BS Yediyurappa-led state government.
In a Twiter message, the New Chief Minster noted: "Thank you Prime Minister @narendramodi ji for your kind wishes. I will definitely continue the good work done by the state government under the able leadership of @BSYBJP. We, as a team will work for the development of the state and the nation under the guidelines of all our senior leaders." Earlier, while congratulating the Bommai, Prime Minister Modi appreciated his predecessor Yediyurappa for his 'monumental contribution' to the growth of BJP and the state. The Prime Minister expressed confidence that the new chief minister will build on the 'exceptional work' done by the previous BJP government in the state.
Son of former Chief Minister of Karnataka SR Bommai, a mechanical engineering graduate and former Janata Dal (United) leader Bommai was appointed Karnataka Chief Minister by the BJP high command on Tuesday, a day after caretaker Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tendered his resignation.