Bengaluru: According to the reports DK Shivakumar has been asked by the party’s high command to forfeit his ministerial position and work as KPCC president. However, he had shown hesitance to acknowledge this offer. He communicated the supposition that the joined post of the Minister and KPCC president-ship will help him to lead the party in the following election.
The party high command, at one phase, additionally thought of designating another person as KPCC president and even thought about the name of Siddaramaiah to the post. But, considering the commitment made by Shivakumar by method for keeping MLAs in resort and fashioning cooperation with JD(S), the party chose to compensate him with two posts despite the fact that it typically follows one man – one post approach. In spite of the fact that Shivakumar additionally had aspired to become deputy chief minister, the party authority is comprehended to have declined this request and Shivakumar too was persuaded of this circumstance.
Another computation of the Congress authority is that having given the post of the Chief Minister to JD(S) it can endure unfriendly effect in old Mysuru area. Giving the post of the KPCC president to Shivakumar who has a place with Vokkaliga community, the party feels, can counterbalance this unevenness. An ultimate choice is probably going to be made amid the talks of state Congress pioneers with the national leadership at New Delhi after Kumaraswamy demonstrates his majority, sources expressed.