14 Ministers Dropped Ahead Of Cabinet Reshuffle In Karnataka

14 Ministers Dropped Ahead Of Cabinet Reshuffle In Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has dropped 14 members from the Council of Ministry. (File photo)

Bengaluru: Ahead of a major revamp of his ministry this afternoon, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has dropped 14 members from the Council of Ministry.

With Congress high command giving go-ahead for the much awaited exercise, the chief minister recommended sacking of 14 ministers prior to the swearing in of new ministers.

Governor Vajubhai Vala has accepted the recommendations, a notification from the governor said.

The ministers who faced the axe are: Qamarul Islam, Shamanoor Shivashankarappa, V Srinivasa Prasad, MH Ambareesh, Vinay Kumar Sorake, Satish Jarkiholi, Baburao Chinchansoor, Shivaraj Sangappa Tangadagi, SR Patil, Manohar Tahasildhar, K Abayachandra Jain, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Kimmane Ratnakar, PT Parameshwar Naik.