In a joint press conference, the JD(S) and Congress today (1 June) announced that they will be contesting the 2019 Lok Sabha elections together.
The ministerial portfolios in the Karnataka government were also announced today after reports over tussle between the alliance partners over the government positions. Among the positions, Congress will get to handle two-thirds of the berths, while JD(S) will get the remaining one-third.
Earlier, G Parmeshwara of the Congress was announced as the Deputy Chief Minister of the state.
Here is the list of portfolios the two parties will handle.
However, no announcement has been made over who will handle which portfolio.
The coalition co-ordination committee will be headed by former Chief minister Siddaramaiah.
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