Siddaramaiah is new Opposition leader in state Assembly

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Siddaramaiah is new Opposition leader in state Assembly

Siddaramaiah is new Opposition leader in state Assembly

Bhavana S   ¦    Oct 09, 2019 08:36:11 PM (IST)

Siddaramaiah is new Opposition leader in state Assembly-1Bengaluru: All India Congress Committee interim president Sonia Gandhi has selected former chief minister Siddaramaiah as the leader of the of Opposition in the Legislative Assembly. S R Patil will be the Opposition party leader in the Legislative Council.

The decision was announced by AICC general secretary K C Venugopal on Wednesday, October 9.

It can be recalled that a section of Congress leaders opposed Siddaramaiah as the Opposition leader. They were, instead, pitching for H K Patil or former deputy chief minister Dr G Parameshwar.

The Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council will begin tomorrow at the Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.