Bengaluru, Jan 10: After much heartburn between coalition partners Janata Dal (S) and Congress in Karnataka, Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has cleared names of three Congress MLAs, for nominations to state-owned Boards and Corporations on Wednesday.
According to official sources, two-time MLA, S T Somashekhar has been nominated as Chairperson to the high-profile Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA), four-time legislator, N A Harris as the chairperson of the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), Mr Subba Reddy will head the Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation.
In a letter to Chief Secretary Vijayabhaskar, Chief minister had directed to issue order to nominate three Congress MLAs, immediately.
Some of the Congress MLAs, recommended by the KPCC, to head Boards and Corporations, had petitioned the AICC General Secretary K C Venugopal, against the Chief minister for withholding the appointment, even after weeks after receiving directions from the KPCC president that had led to a virtual tiff between the two coalition partners.
Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday Mr Kumaraswamy however denied that there were serious differences between the two coalition partners and said, “It would be sorted out soon”.
Kumaraswamy nominate three more Congress MLAs to Boards and Corporations