Bhatkal 8 Aug 2018: (Bhatkallys News Bureau) HD Kumarswami led Karnataka government recently announced the list of in-charge district ministers of across the state, wherein RV Deshpande was once again given the responsibility of Uttara Kannada district along with Dharwad district.
Among the coastal district where the BJP Hindutva card swayed away congress and JD(s) candidates to win 18 of the 21 seats in three districts, UT Khader who won the Mangaluru (Ullal) seat also retained his Dakshin Kannada district, while for Udupi district where Pramod Madhawraj was the in-charge minister in previous government has been given to Child Welfare Development Minister Jayamala, after Pramod lost the elections.
R Deshpande and UT Khader has Women and Child Welfare and Housing portfolios under their belt in the cabinet.
Other significant assignments include, Deputy CM G Parameshwara has been made incharge of Bengaluru Urban and Tumakur districts, Irrigation and Medical Education Minister DK Shivakumar has been given Ramanagar and Ballari district, While Social welfare minister Priyank Kharge has been assigned over Kalaburgi district and the Minister of Minorities Welfare, Haj and Wakf Department B. Z. Zameer Ahmed Khan has been assigned Haveri district.
(Bhatkallys News Bureau/ Ismail Zaorez)