Karnataka CM to Modi Cabinet Minister: Kumaraswamy’s profile

Kumaraswamy's early years in politics were marked by challenges and he lost his deposit in 1998 when he sought re-election from Kanakapura.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 10, 2024 | 2:00 PMUpdatedJun 10, 2024 | 2:00 PM

File photo of JD(S) president HD Kumaraswamy with Narendra Modi.

With a political career spanning several decades, former Karnataka chief minister and state JD(S) chief HD Kumaraswamy’s experience and political savvy have made him a key figure in Karnataka’s political arena. This appointment showcases his ability to adapt and remain influential in the ever-changing political landscape. His inclusion in the central cabinet underscores the role of alliances shaping national politics.

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