Cabinet expansion likely on Wednesday: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka Chief Minister (CM) Basavaraj Bommai today said cabinet expansion could take place most likely on Wednesday. The CM who reached the Delhi last night, his meeting with BJP president J P Nadda is scheduled in the evening. CM said that ‘the list may get finalised either today or tomorrow. If it gets finalised tonight, the cabinet expansion can take place on Wednesday’. And the cabinet exercise will be done in a balanced way keeping in mind the previous team.  He further added that ‘A comprehensive discussion will be held with the BJP chief in the evening about the cabinet formation, including whether it should be done in several stages or one go.

Basavaraj Bommai took oath as the CM on July 28 after the resignation of his predecessor B S Yediyurappa.