Points to Remember:
- A month after B.S. Yediyurappa took over as Chief Minister of Karnataka three Deputy Chief Ministers named to work alongside him.
- This is for the first time after the newly formed BJP government appointed Govind Makthappa Karajol, CN Ashwath Narayan and Laxman Sangappa Savadi to the post.
- While Makthappa has been allotted Public Works Department, Narayan and Savadi have been given higher education and transport portfolios, respectively.
- Portfolios have been allocated to 14 other ministers also.
- Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea coastlines.
- The capital, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), is a high-tech hub known for its shopping and nightlife.
- Chief minister: B. S. Yediyurappa
- Capital: Bengaluru (Executive Branch)
- Governor: Vajubhai Vala
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Which state creates history by appointing 3 Deputy CM’s in the state? Karnataka
- Who is the incumbent governor of Karnataka? Vajubhai Vala
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