Newly elected legislators take oath in Karnataka Assembly

Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS): The first session of the 16th Karnataka Legislative Assembly after the Siddaramaiah government assumed office commenced on Monday.

Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath to senior leader, R.V. Deshpande, at the Raj Bhavan as Pro-tem Speaker of the house. Deshpande is a nine-time MLA and the most senior member in the house.

Deshpande on Monday chaired the Assembly session as pro-term Speaker.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Deputy Chief Minister D.K. Shivakumar, the newly inducted ministers, former Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai were the prominent members who took the oath as MLAs on Monday.

The Pro-tem speaker said that all the 224 members will take the oath in the three-day session which will end on Wednesday.

Deshpande in his speech said: "We have all been elected, and have come here with the blessings of the people of Karnataka. We have to put all efforts for the development of the state."

He said that he could notice several senior faces in the assembly as well as some new leaders, adding that despite political differences, the MLAs should work together for the all-round progress of Karnataka.

He exhorted the legislators to work for "that Karnataka which was a model for the country and where people live in harmony and peace".



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  • RK, Mangalore / doha

    Tue, May 23 2023

    All these happen bcoz of our Modi ji, Amith shah, and special thanks to Yogi ji. agar ye log nhi rehte tu aaj ye din dekhna nhi huta

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  • Cynthia, Dk

    Tue, May 23 2023

    🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣....true....well said 👏 👍

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  • Anand A, Mangaluru

    Mon, May 22 2023

    Ex-K'taka CM Bommai slams Siddaramaiah govt for not rolling out Cong poll guarantees on first dayBommai said the people of Karnataka had high expectations from the new government but they were disappointed PTI, Bengaluru, MAY 20 2023. This man forgot Modiji bluffed all these years and has not kept his promise through burude bashana to build by 2023 to every family ghar, nal, jal, LED bulb. Now Bommai is in a hurry. Hypocrisy.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Mon, May 22 2023

    and the suvarna yuga of karu nadu begins under the able leadership of honest and non-corrupt sidda and clean like snow dks...

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  • Rolf, Dubai

    Mon, May 22 2023

    All because of Bajarang Bali support.

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