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Karnataka state cabinet expansion by five new ministers


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In the first round of swearing held on 8th August, 21 ministers took the oath lead by Chief Minister D.V.Sadananda Gowda. Here in this article you can find the details of 5 new ministers along with portfolios of the 21 ministers.



The second round of including new ministers ended up with lot of force by Reddy brothers leading to a fix which got concluded in adding only five new ministers to the cabinet.

Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda's total cabinet ministers is 26 members as on 11th August 2011.

The new five ministers who were MLA's are:-


1. Anand Asnotikar from Karwar
2. Balachandra Jarkiholi from Arabhavi, Belgaum
3. Raju Gowda ka Narasimha naik from Surpura
4. C.P.Yogeshwar from Channapatna
5. Varthur Prakash from Kolar

These five ministers were sworn-in on 11th August 2011 at Raj Bhavan as informed by BJP State president K.S. Eshwarappa.

Portfolios of the 21 ministers are:-


1. Portfolios of CM. D.V. Sadananda Gowda :
a)Finance
b)Tourism
c)Revenue
d)Health
e)Mines and Geology
f) Forests and Minority welfare.

2. Portfolios of V.S.Acharya:
a)Higher education
b)Muzrai and Information technology
c)Biotechnology

3. Portfolios of Shobha Karandlaje:
a) Energy
b) Food and Civil supplies
c) Consumer Affairs

3. Portfolios of M.P.Renukacharya: Excise
department

4. Portfolios of Basavaraj Bommai: Major and medium irrigation

5. Portfolios of C.M.Udasai: Public works

6. Portfolios of Murugesh Nirani: Large and medium scale industries

7. Portfolios of C.C.Patil: Women and child development

8. Portfolios of Umesh Katti: Agriculture

9. Portfolios of Laxman Savadi: Co-operation

10.Portfolios of Revu Naik Belamagi: Animal husbandry

11.Portfolios of Krishna Palemar: Environment, ports and fisheries, Science and technology

12.Portfolios of V. Somanna: Housing

13 Portfolios of Jagadish Shettar: Rural development and Panchayat Raj

14. Portfolios of Govind Karjola: Minor irrigation, Kannada and culture, Textiles

15.Portfolios of S.A. Ramdas:Medical education

16. Portfolios of A. Narayanaswamy: Social welfare and prisons

17.Portfolios of R. Ashok: Home and transport

18. Portfolios of B.N.Bachegowda: Labour and sericulture

19. Portfolios of Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri: Primary and secondary education

20. Portfolios of S.A. Ravindranath: Horticulture and sugar

21. Portfolios of S.Suresh Kumar:
a)Law
b)Parliamentary affairs
c)Urban development
d)Bangalore water supply and sewerage board

Note: The portfolios are subject to changes from time to time.
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