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Siddaramaiah

22nd and current Chief minister of Karnataka

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Siddaramaiah: 22nd and current Chief minister of Karnataka
Siddaramaiah, also referred to by his nickname Siddu, is an Indian politician who is serving as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka since 2023. He also held that position previously from 2013 to 2018, being only the second person to hold that office for a full five-year term. He belongs to the Indian National Congress and is presently the leader of the Congress Legislative Party. He represented the Varuna Assembly constituency from 2023, previously from 2008 to 2018, Badami Assembly constituency from 2018 to 2023, and from Chamundeshwari Assembly constituency from 2004 to 2007, 1994 to 1999 and from 1983 to 1989 in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. He served as the Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka from 1996 to 1999 and from 2004 to 2005 while he was a member of the Janata Dal and Janata Dal (Secular). He also served as the Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Legislative Assembly on two occasions from 2019 to 2023 and from 2009 to 2013. Siddaramaiah was a member of various Janata Parivar factions for several years.

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Siddaramaiah Launches Year-Long Karnataka Sambhrama at Hampi Ceremony, Dances| Oneindia News [Video]

Siddaramaiah Launches Year-Long Karnataka Sambhrama at Hampi Ceremony, Dances| Oneindia News

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah defies superstitions at Hampi's Virupaksha Temple, launching Karnataka Sambhrama – 50, marking the State's 50th renaming anniversary. Lighting the same lamp as CM Devaraj..

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Watch| Fire Tragedy in Bengaluru| Blaze at Firecracker store Claims 14 Lives| OneIndia News [Video]

Watch| Fire Tragedy in Bengaluru| Blaze at Firecracker store Claims 14 Lives| OneIndia News

A tragic fire at a Bengaluru firecracker shop in Attibele resulted in 14 deaths, injuries, and extensive vehicle damage. Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah expressed sorrow, promising Rs 5 lakh..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 05:01Published

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