Basavaraj Bommai, Minister for Dwelling, Legislation & Parliamentary Affairs and Laws, has been appointed the Chief Minister of Karnataka following BS Yediyurappa’s resignation on Monday.
Bommai, who was additionally stated to be Yediyurappa’s advice for the place of CM, belongs to the Sadara Lingayat group. His father, SR Bommai, additionally served as Karnataka’s Chief Minister.
Earlier than foraying into politics, Bommai was an engineer by career after graduting from B V Bhoomreddy Engineering School in Hubbali and was an industrial entrepreneur. He additionally labored in Tata Motors for 3 years.
Bommai began his profession in politics as a Youth Janata Dal member. Quickly, he was appointed because the chief secretary to the then CM J H Patel in 1996.
Since becoming a member of the BJP in 2008, Bommai rose among the many occasion ranks and went on to carry the portfolio of Water Sources Growth for 5 steady years from 2008 t0 2013 when the BJP was in energy.
Bommai has been a celebration fixture and an in depth confidante to Yediyurappa. He’s a two-time MLC and three-time MLA from Shiggaon within the Haveri district.
Curiously, Bommai is another within the line of fathers and sons who’ve each turn out to be CMs. Whereas Karnataka itself has the instance of Deve Gowda and Kumaraswamy, Mulayam and Akhilesh Yadav led UP, Odisha had Biju and Naveen at helm. Fathers of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh’s present CMs additionally led the states earlier than.
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