Will Congress Legislature Party meetings in 2013 and 2023 Karnataka CM

Congress government in Karnataka after its resounding victory in the state assembly elections Political pundits have missed the subtle cues amid the ongoing speculation about the leadership of the BJP. Despite Siddaramaiah claiming the support of the CLP (Congress Legislature Party), he has been left waiting and running around, indicating that the high command is implicitly backing his go-to man, DK Shivakumar. Is.

In 2013, when the Congress secured 120 seats, Siddaramaiah was easily elected as the CLP leader, despite the candidature of Mallikarjun Kharge. The process was swift and conclusive, lasting only a few hours after the election results were out.

However, in 2023, with the Congress getting a commanding majority of 135 seats, despite claiming the support of a majority of MLAs, Siddaramaiah has been put on waitlist.

Karnataka In 2013, the credit for the smooth transition can be partly attributed to Siddaramaiah leading a march to Bellary against the infamous mining barons, the Reddy brothers. Another important factor was BS Yeddyurappa’s departure from the BJP.

Returning to the present, the intentions of the Congress high command are clear. He passed a resolution empowering himself to decide on the CLP leader by calling both Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar to Delhi for consultations. He created an environment where both leaders appeared equally likely to be elected, using political maneuvering to ensure that his favorite was chosen. The optics were carefully crafted to give the impression that the two contenders were on equal footing.

next The suspense over the Karnataka CM is likely to end tomorrow as Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge will speak at 11 am on Wednesday. A meeting has been called at his residence. Both Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar are going to attend the meeting.

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