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Basavaraj Bommai: The Political Journey Of Karnataka’s New Chief Minister

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister Of Karnataka at 11 am on July 28, a day after incumbent B.S. Yediyurappa stepped down. Basavaraj Bommai was among the top contenders for the chief minister’s post. During the BJP’s legislature party meeting, Bommai’s name was proposed by BS Yediyurappa and seconded… Continue reading Basavaraj Bommai: The Political Journey Of Karnataka’s New Chief Minister

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Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister Of Karnataka at 11 am on July 28, a day after incumbent B.S. Yediyurappa stepped down.

Basavaraj Bommai was among the top contenders for the chief minister’s post.

During the BJP’s legislature party meeting, Bommai’s name was proposed by BS Yediyurappa and seconded by Karjol Ashok Eshwarappa and all BJP MLAs.

He is considered to be a close confidant of BS Yediyurappa. His father SR Bommai also served as Karnataka’s Chief Minister.

Bommai’s caste, educational qualification, administrative capacities, and proximity to Yediyurappa and central leaders of the BJP is said to be the reasons for his election to the post.