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14 ministers dropped ahead of cabinet reshuffle in Karnataka

PTI | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Jun 19, 2016, 5:31 pm IST
Updated Jun 19, 2016, 5:31 pm IST
Governor Vajubhai Vala has accepted the recommendations to sack ministers.
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recommended sacking of 14 ministers prior to the swearing in of new ministers. (Photo: PTI)
 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah recommended sacking of 14 ministers prior to the swearing in of new ministers. (Photo: PTI)

Bengaluru: Ahead of a major revamp of his ministry this afternoon, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has dropped 14 members from the Council of Ministry.

With Congress High Command giving go-ahead for the much awaited exercise, the Chief Minister recommended sacking of 14 ministers prior to the swearing in of new ministers.

Read: 14 in, 14 out: Siddaramaiah prevails on reshuffle

Governor Vajubhai Vala has accepted the recommendations, a notification from the Governor said.

The ministers who faced the axe are: Qamarul Islam, Shamanoor Shivashankarappa, V Srinivasa Prasad, MH Ambareesh, Vinay Kumar Sorake, Satish Jarkiholi, Baburao Chinchansoor, Shivaraj Sangappa Tangadagi, SR Patil, Manohar Tahasildhar, K Abayachandra Jain, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Kimmane Ratnakar, PT Parameshwar Naik.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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