Congress Karnataka unit to be revamped after 5 meeting polls: Jarkiholi

Bengaluru: After BY Vijayendra’s appointment because the Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Occasion president, the Congress is planning to expedite the restructuring of its organisational set-up within the state.

Public works division minister and Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee working president Satish Jarkiholi mentioned {that a} determination on restructuring of the Congress unit could be made by the social gathering excessive command after the completion of meeting polls. (HT Archive)

Public works division minister and Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) working president Satish Jarkiholi mentioned the restructuring of the state social gathering unit shall be performed as quickly because the elections within the 5 states are over. “It will embrace altering key positions, together with state social gathering working presidents, district presidents, and different office-bearers, in preparation for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections,” he mentioned.

Jarkiholi mentioned {that a} determination on this matter could be made by the social gathering’s excessive command after the completion of the state elections. “We now have requested the excessive command to alleviate us as we’re ministers now. We now have already despatched out suggestions; the social gathering will take a call after 5 state elections.”

In keeping with social gathering insiders, whereas deputy chief minister DK Shivakumar will proceed because the KPCC chief, the working president might not maintain any cupboard posts. “That is to allow them to focus fully on social gathering work, notably forward of the Lok Sabha polls. At present, ministers Ramalinga Reddy, Satish Jarkiholi, Eshwar Khandre, MLC Saleem Ahmed, and former MP BN Chandrappa are serving because the KPCC working presidents,” mentioned a senior chief on the situation of anonymity.

Along with modifications within the working presidents, the social gathering can also be planning to switch 20 district presidents forward of the Lok Sabha polls.

Though Shivakumar initially aimed to make modifications instantly after the state election ends in Could, the method has been delayed attributable to an absence of consensus on candidates. CM Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar are supporting their respective followers for key positions, and the social gathering excessive command is predicted to intervene to finalise appointments earlier than December 15, leaders acquainted with the matter mentioned.

On October 1, two Congress central leaders had held deliberations with Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar on the reshuffle. The Congress normal secretaries additionally mentioned the restructuring of social gathering functionaries in preparation for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. “We mentioned the reorganisation of the KPCC. We’ll quickly current a proposal to the Congress president and interact in discussions with him,” Surjewala mentioned. “We intend to revamp the KPCC since a number of of our office-bearers maintain positions as each MLAs and ministers. This transfer goals to usher in contemporary faces.”

In the meantime, Vijayendra met former minister CT Ravi, who aspired for the president publish, on Monday evening and sough his cooperation.

Throughout the assembly, Vijayendra invited Ravi to attend his swearing-in ceremony scheduled for November 15 on the BJP workplace in Bengaluru, however Ravi expressed his lack of ability to attend attributable to prior commitments, together with a marketing campaign in Madhya Pradesh alongside House Minister Amit Shah.

Vijayendra has prolonged invites to a number of senior leaders to attend the ceremony, marking his official takeover because the state president on Wednesday. Moreover, the state BJP has deliberate a grand rally at Palace Rounds in Bengaluru from November 23 to 30.

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