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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates new CM Bommai, thanks BSY


Team Udayavani, Jul 28, 2021, 12:09 PM IST

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday,July 28 congratulated new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Taking to Twitter the PM wrote, ”Congratulations to Shri Basavraj Bommai Ji on taking oath as Karnataka’s Chief Minister. He brings with him rich legislative and administrative experience. I am confident he will build on the exceptional work done by our Government in the state. Best wishes for a fruitful tenure.”

Narendra Modi further added, “No words will ever do justice to the monumental contribution of former Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa Ji towards our Party and for Karnataka’s growth. For decades, he toiled hard, travelled across all parts of the state and struck a chord with people. He is admired for his commitment to social welfare.”

Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday took oath as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka.

The 61-year-old leader was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at the Raj Bhavan here.

Ending the heightened suspense, the Karnataka BJP legislature party on Tuesday evening had elected Basavaraj Bommai as its new leader to succeed outgoing Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa.

Bommai, a Lingayat leader from North Karnataka is a close confidante of Yediyurappa and, according to party sources, there is clear stamp of the veteran BJP leader in this succession plan.

Son of former Chief Minister, late S R Bommai, he was Minister for Home Affairs, Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislature in Yediyurappa’s council of ministers which was dissolved on Monday.

It’s the second time of a father-son duo becoming Chief Minister of Karnataka, after H D Deve Gowda and H D Kumaraswamy.

Bommai is a three time MLA from Shiggaon constituency in Haveri district and has been MLC twice.

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