Cabinet expansion: Crucial Congress-JDS meeting tomorrow

Cabinet expansion: Crucial Congress-JDS meeting tomorrow

Agency News

Bengaluru, Dec 4 : The coordination committee meeting of Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka will be held tomorrow under the Chairmanship of former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

The meeting assumes significance since the main agenda will be discussion on long pending Cabinet expansion. Congress has 6 Ministers post to be filled as per understanding and JD(S) has to fill one post.

Among other issues which are likely to be raised in the meeting include complaints by Congress legislators regarding decreased outlay for their constituency by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy who also holds finance portfolio.

The issue on continuation of Congress-JDS coordination for the Lok Sabha 2019 election is also likely to come up during the meeting. (UNI)