Cong appoints Siddaramaiah as LoP in Karnataka Assembly, SR Patil in Council
New Delhi, Oct 09: The Congress on Wednesday appointed former chief minister Siddaramaiah as Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and ex-minister S R Patil in Legislative Council.
"Congress president has appointed Siddaramaiah as leader of the opposition in the Legislative Assembly and S R Patil as leader of opposition in the Legislative Council in Karnataka with immediate effect," a party statement said.
Siddaramaiah now ceases to be a member of the Congress Working Committee, the highest decision-making body of the party.
"The party appreciates the contribution of Shri Siddaramaiah as member of the Congress Working Committee," the party statement further said.