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2019 Lok Sabha: Congress, JDS joins hands to beat BJP in 2019 General elections; reach agreement on Karnataka cabinet

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 June 2018, 17:28 IST

Congress and Janata Dal-Secular or JD(S) on Friday announced their cabinet expansion and portfolio allocation for their coalition government in Karnataka Assembly, with an unambiguous reiteration that H D Kumaraswamy will be the chief minister of the state for the full term and the two parties will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections together.

Congress-JDS have extended their alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha Elections to beat BJP-led PM Modi in the batter ground of the General Elections. 'We (Congress-JDS) have come to a conclusion regarding cabinet expansion and portfolio allocation. JDS will be holding the finance portfolio. Everything is settled, says KC Venugo pal, Congress.

Congress and JDS will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as part of alliance, says KC Venugopal, Congress.

Congress gets irrigation, rural and urban development portfolio. As per the media reprots, the two partners have also formed a coalition coordination and monitoring committee that will meet at least once every month. JDS got the crucial finance ministry while, the Congress got the home department.

The two partners have also formed a coalition coordination and monitoring committee that has to meet at least once every month and will, apart from smoothing the rough edges of running the government together, clear every appointment to statutory boards and organisations, reported  NDTV.

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First published: 1 June 2018, 17:14 IST
 
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