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Kumaraswamy appoints district in charge ministers


Press Trust of India Bengaluru
Almost two months afterexpanding his Congress-JD(S) coalition cabinet, Chief MinisterH D Kumaraswamy today appointed district in-charge ministers.
Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara who also holds Bengaluru related subjects, has been made in-charge of Tumkuru, his home district, along with the city.
Revenue Minister R V Deshpande, along with his home districtUttara Kannada, will also look after Dharwad district.
Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar will take care of Ramanagara along with Ballari, while Industries Ministers K JGeorge, who is from Bengaluru, has been given the charge of Chikkamagaluru.
The other ministers are:Municipal Administration Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi- Belagavi, Health Minister Shivananda Patil-Bagalkote,Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge- Kalaburagi,Mines Minister Rajashekar Patil-Yadgiri,agriculture Minister Shivashankar Reddy-Chikkaballapura, Labour Minister Venkataramanappa- Chitradurga,Law Minister Krishna ByreGowda- Bengaluru Rural and Kolar.
Housing Minister U T Khader-Dakshina Kannada, Backward Classes Welfare Minister C Puttaranga Shetty- Chamarajanagara, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Zameer Ahmed-Haveri, Women and Child Development Minister Jayamala- Udupi, Forest Minister R Shankar- Koppal, Education Minister N Mahesh-Gadag, Animal Husbandry Minister Venkat Rao Nadagouda-Raichur,

Small Industries Minister S R Srinivas- Davangere, Minor Irrigation Minister C S Puttaraju-Mandya, Tourism Minister S R Mahesh- Kodagu, Cooperation minister Bandeppa Kashyampur- Bidar, PWD Minister H D Revanna-Hassan, Transport Minister D C Thammanna- Shivamogga, Horticulture minister M C Manguli-Vijayapura, and Higher Education Minister G T Deve Gowda- Mysuru.
Kumaraswamy, who had taken oath as chief ministeralong with his Deputy G Parameshwara on May 23, expanded his cabinet with the induction of 25 ministers on June 6.

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First Published: Jul 31 2018 | 10:15 PM IST

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