Portfolio rejig likely this week: Eshwarappa
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Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 16:51
  
Bangalore: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa on Sunday said Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar might reallocate portfolios of ministers in a week's time.

"As many as five portfolios might be reallocated by Shettar in a week's time," Eshwarappa told reporters at Belgaum, some 450 km from here.

Eshwarappa had earlier said he was ready to divest himself of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj departments and hold only the Revenue portfolio.

Bangalore: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa on Sunday said Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar might reallocate portfolios of ministers in a week's time.

"As many as five portfolios might be reallocated by Shettar in a week's time," Eshwarappa told reporters at Belgaum, some 450 km from here.

Eshwarappa had earlier said he was ready to divest himself of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj departments and hold only the Revenue portfolio.

After visiting a Goshala in Dharwad, Eshwarappa flayed the Centre for not releasing funds for taking up drought relief works. "We have announced Rs 3,500 crore loan waiver benefiting 15 lakh farmers," he said.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 16:51


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