Kumaraswamy

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy To Keep Finance Portfolio

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According to sources, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy is likely to keep the finance portfolio, a bone of contention between JD(S) and Congress, with the latter, said to be agreeable to the former’s demand.

Every one discussion between the 2 coalition companies had been occurring “on the prime stage” the place it was reluctantly agreed by Congress to present the finance portfolio to JD(S), however arguments by the previous that is the course of the 2004 and 2006 coalition governments in Karnataka, the portfolio was with the respective deputy chief ministers, sources said.

“Congress was reminded by JD(S) over several rounds of meetings in New Delhi that it had offered unconditional support for five years when it agreed to form the government,” sources said.