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Karnataka Congress MLAs press for cabinet posts

Canada Goose online Disgruntled Congress legislators angered at being overlooked for ministerial posts in the Cabinet canada goose outlet black friday sale expansion of the Congress Janata Dal (Secular) government in Karnataka are threatening to destabilise the party if they are not accommodated in the six vacant berths soon. Canada Goose online

cheap canada goose uk At the forefront of the dissidence is former minister and leader canada goose outlet in usa of the separate Lingayat religion movement MB Patil. The member of the legislative assembly (MLA) Babaleshwar in the Vijayapura district on Friday said he would not settle for anything less than the deputy chief minister post. cheap canada goose uk

canada goose coats Patil public criticism came in the backdrop of fevered parleys between him and senior state leaders, including chief minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy, who visited his house on the day. Earlier, deputy chief minister and state Congress president G Parameshwara had also met Patil. canada goose coats

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, canada goose outlet uk Kumaraswamy said he met Patil as the leader of the coalition government and to ensure that it did not face any trouble. have no part to play in the internal decisions of the Congress, but I met Patil as the leader of the coalition government. It is now my duty to ensure that the feelings of these leaders are conveyed to the Congress so that they can address it, he said.

Among those who have been angered by their exclusion in the Cabinet are former minister HK Patil, All India Congress Committee secretary Satish Jarkiholi, Veerashaiva Mahasabha president Shamanur Shivashankarappa.

Patil, a close aide of former chief minister Siddaramaiah, said on Friday that his pride had been hurt by his exclusion. is the chief minister and leader of the coalition but he has got nothing to do with the internal decisions of the Congress, Patil said. am not alone, there are 15 20 people with me, like Satish and Ramesh Jarkiholi. We are discussing how to strengthen the party, none of us has thought of quitting the party, he said.

Canada Goose Jackets Patil said there was no question of quitting the party and that the disgruntled leaders, who have held two rounds of discussions, had never thought about it. Congress might have dumped me but I can dump the party. I cannot betray the party, he said. Canada Goose Jackets

Canada Goose Parka Meanwhile, Jarkiholi, whose brother Ramesh has been inducted into the Cabinet, confirmed to Hindustan Times that he would soon resign from his post in the All India Congress Committee few days. Canada Goose Parka

canada goose uk black friday Protests were also held outside the Congress office in Bengaluru, with supporters of some of the leaders who were excluded pressing for their inclusion in the Cabinet. At present, there are six vacancies in the Congress share of ministries and no date has been finalized for the further expansion of the Cabinet. canada goose uk black friday

Canada Goose Outlet One dissident Congress leader said the group is now thinking of going to Delhi to show their strength to the high command. then they will realise that canada goose shop uk the Cabinet expansion was unjust, the leader said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. Canada Goose Outlet

While forming the coalition government the Congress and JD(S) had agreed to share canada goose outlet legit the 34 ministries in the ratio of 2:1, with the Congress getting 22 canada goose outlet and the JD(S) the rest, including the chief minister post. Portfolios of canada goose jacket outlet uk the 25 ministers inducted into the state government on Wednesday have not yet been revealed.

JD(S) leader Basavaraj Horatti, addressing reporters in Hubballi on Friday, said the reason for his own exclusion from the Cabinet canada goose outlet authentic was because of his association with the movement demanding separate religion status for the Lingayat sect, a demand that was granted by the government of chief minister Siddaramaiah days before the state polls.

Lingayat agitation has become my biggest crime. We fought for justice but some seers portrayed it as an attempt to break the community and have demanded that I should not be made a minister, Horatti said. The JD(S) leader had led the movement along with MB Patil.

Political analyst Harish Ramaswamy said there was nothing out of the ordinary about the current dissidence. is basically a strategy to lobby for the six vacant posts, he said. leaders know that they will not be accommodated in the only other party that is available to them now, the Bharatiya Janata Party.

canada goose black friday sale Ramaswamy said if these leaders move to the BJP they will not enjoy the same clout as they do in the Congress. senior leaders SM Krishna and V Srinivasa Prasad, they will not be given prominence once they move, he said. canada goose black friday sale

canada goose clearance According to Ramaswamy, the message was clear, that those who have been canada goose outlet winnipeg sidelined had failed to deliver on the party expectations. the Lingayat leaders, for example, they were unable to ensure the party win in canada goose outlet us the Mumbai Karnataka region. This seems to be a signal that the high command has taken note of their lackluster performance, he said canada goose clearance.

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