Home News Cong will face next elections unde...
Friday, 21 April 2017 09:13

Cong will face next elections under CM Siddu, affirms Parameshwara

E-mail Print PDF
Share

Chikkamagaluru, Apr 21: Home Minister G Parameshwara on Thursday reaffirmed Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s statement that the latter would lead the Congress party in the next Assembly elections.

MinisterParameshwara told media, “The party is fully confident of retaining power, with 124 MLAs already in the fold.” He clarified that whenever there is election, there will be mass leadership and one should head the bunch of leaders.

“While Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is the leader by virtue of being head of the government, I am also at the helm as sitting president of the KPCC. When this is the set-up, can we bring anybody from outside to head the clan?” he said. Parameshwara refused to attach any significance to Siddaramaiah’s meeting with senior leader M H Ambareesh.

Calling the process of selecting candidates for the coming elections an internal issue of the party, Parameshwara said, “Observers will visit every constituency and discussions will be held with local leaders, before selecting the candidate. The executive committee will decide on giving tickets to sitting MLAs. Till then, one should not make claims on contesting polls and getting tickets.”

On the revamp of the Cabinet, he said, “It is the prerogative of the chief minister, who holds the right to drop anybody (including me) or induct anybody. I was not part of any such parleys. The chief minister will discuss with seniors in the party before the revamping.” On the Datta Peetha row, he said the Cabinet sub-committee formed after the Supreme Court’s order to the state to find an amicable solution was expected to make its recommendations soon.

 

Add comment

1. Coastaldigest.com reserves the right to delete or block any comments.
2. Coastaldigset.com is not responsible for its readers’ comments.
3. Comments that are abusive, incendiary or irrelevant are strictly prohibited.
4. Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name to avoid rejection.


Security code
Refresh (click the refresh link if image is not clear)

In the News

cpim.jpg

Mangaluru, May 29: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has decided to field its ...

rahul.jpg

New Delhi, May 29: Hours after party vice-president Rahul Gandhi strongly condemned ...

manju.jpg

Mysuru, May 29: Minister for Animal Husbandry and Sericulture A Manju on Sunday said ...

yeddybjp.jpg

Bengaluru, May 29: The BJP core committee meeting on Sunday decided that all senior ...

Siddaramaiah.jpg

Bengaluru, May 29: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday justified his government’s ...

cattle.jpg

Kannur, May 29: Kannur city police have registered a case against Youth Congress leader ...

s_1.jpg

Mangaluru, May 29: The second edition of the ‘Indian Open of Surfing’ came to a ...

racial.jpg

Portland, May 28: A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland commuter train ...

ycong.jpg

Thiruvanathapuram, May 28: Amid rage against the Centre’s new restrictions on the sale ...

conclav_4.jpg

Bangkok, May 28: Dr Arathi Krishna, deputy chairperson of NRI Forum Karnataka, has been ...

Baba-Ramdev.jpg

New Delhi, May 28: Disappointed over high GST rate on ayurvedic products that provide ...

Dr._bhat_pc_3.JPG

Mangaluru, May 28: Holding “goons” of Muslim community responsible for the recent ...

[6 Comments] Read
raksha.jpg

New Delhi, May 28: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today announced the ...

iftarmeet.jpg

Malappuram, May 28: All Muslim organizations in Kerala have decided to follow green ...

abducted.jpg

Bengaluru, May 28: Police have rescued a young film promoter from his abductors, and ...

Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner