Karnataka CM to Union Cabinet minister: HDK’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 | 11:30 AMUpdatedJun 10, 2024 | 11:30 AM

HD Kumaraswamy JD(S)

HD Kumaraswamy — The 65-year-old Karnataka JD(S) chief and former chief minister of the state — took oath as a Cabinet minister in the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government on Sunday, 9 June. His inclusion in the Union Cabinet underscores the strategic alliances shaping the future of both state and national politics.

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