Who is Siddaramaiah? All you need to know about new Karnataka CM who beat DK Shivakumar in race for top post1 min read 18 May 2023, 06:56 AM IST
Karnataka's two chief ministerial aspirants Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar held separate meetings with Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday as the party held hectic consultations to decide on who would lead the government in the southern state.
After several days of deliberation and debate, Congress leader Siddaramaiah will take charge as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka on Saturday. Following the party's stunning victory in the recently concluded polls, both the former CM and state party chief DK Shivakumar emerged as contenders for the top post. The duo had travelled to Delhi for meetings with Party chief Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday.
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