Karnataka swearing-in LIVE: Saturday morning, the Congress released the names of eight legislators who will be taking the oath of office alongside Congress Legislative Party Leader Siddaramaiah and KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar.
Siddaramaiah will be sworn in as Chief Minister and Mr Shivakumar will be sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister at 12.30 p.m. in Kanteerava Stadium in the presence of thousands of Congress activists, a number of Chief Ministers and leaders of other States, and approximately 20 regional parties.
The Prime Minister and his Cabinet will take the oath of office and secrecy from Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot.
In an effort to demonstrate unity among opposition parties ahead of the Lok Sabha elections of 2024, the Congress has invited the leaders of twenty parties from across the nation to the swearing-in ceremony.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashree Yadav are present at the swearing-in ceremony of the newly-elected Karnataka Government in Bengaluru.
The oath-taking ceremony will begin at 12.30 pm today.
Karnataka Deputy-CM designate DK Shivakumar greets Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to Bengaluru.
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