December 7, 2019 | 6:50 AM IST
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BJP’s Yaddyurappy to take oath as CM for the fourth time today

BJP state chief BS Yaddyurappa and three-time Chief Minister of Karnataka will once again take oath as the CM on Friday at 6 pm. This was after the veteran met the governor Vajubhai Vala on earlier during the day and asked him to invite the BJP to form the government. Presently, BJP is the single largest party in Karnataka Assembly with 105 MLA’s.
Confirming the news Yaddyurappa said, “I just met the governor and I will take the oath as CM today at 6 pm.”

The 14-month-old Congress-JD (S) government collapsed on Tuesday after losing the vote of confidence in the assembly. Meanwhile, Karnataka Chief Secretary TM Vijaybhaskar has issued a letter to all department secretaries to put on hold the orders given by the caretaker CM HD Kumaraswamy in July till further orders.

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