Published on: July 27, 2021 21:28 IST

Basavaraj Bommai chosen as the new Karnataka CM

The BJP on Tuesday named Basavaraj Bommai as new Karnataka Chief Minister. Bommai, who is considered to be a confidante of outgoing Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, was the home minister of the state. Bommai, who joined the BJP in 2008, belongs to the Sadara Lingayat community. His father SR Bommai had also served as Karnataka CM in 1980s.

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