- BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as the 23rd CM of Karnataka- BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa took over the chief ministerial reins for the third time amid loud cheers. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath.
- Swearing-in ceremony begins.
- Police bar entrance to Raj Bhavan to anyone without passes.
- Yeddy Reaches Rajbhavan, Oath To Take Shortly.
Bengaluru: After the midnight drama over the formation of government in Karnataka ended, though not entirely, in the Supreme Court, the swearing-in of Bharatiya Janata Party’s B.S. Yeddyurappa is finally going to take place at Raj Bhavan on Thursday at 9.00 a.m.
Yeddyurappa is all set to take oath as the 23rd chief minister of Karnataka after the Supreme Court early today morning decided not to put a stay on the swearing-in while conducting a post-midnight hearing, wherein Congress and JD(S) pleaded for the same citing BJP’s inadequate strength in the assembly to stake claim at forming the state government.
Born on February 27, 1943, Yeddyurappa, who will succeed Siddaramaiah, would take the oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka at 9.00 a.m. at Raj Bhavan.