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15 Ministers Rejected By Electorate

 Chief Minister Siddaramaiah narrowly escaped from the ignonomy of getting defeated from both the constituencies he contested


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Fifteen ministers lost their seats in the elections that swept the Siddaramaiah government out of power in Karnataka.

They are: Public Works Minister Dr H.C. Mahadevappa, considered to be the right hand man of Siddarmaiah, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T.B. Jayachandra, Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree, Medical Education Minister Dr SharanPrakashPatil, Mines and Geology Minister Vinay Kulkarni, Higher Education Minister BasavarajaRayaraddi, the controvesialSocial Welfare Minister H Anjaneya, Horticulture Minister S SMallikarjun, Sports and Youth Services Minister PramodMadhwaraj, Sugar Minister Gita Mahadevaprasad, Forest Minister B Ramanath Rai, Revenue Minister KagoduThimmappa, Transport Minister H M Revanna, Muzarai Minister RudrappaLamani and Animal Husbandry Minister A. Manju.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah narrowly escaped from the
ignonomy of getting defeated from both the constituencies he contested. He managed to win from Badamiagainst Sriramulu by a wafer-thin margin (1600 votes), he lost to G T Deve Gowda of the Janata Dal (Secular) in Chamundeshwari constituency by a big margin—30,000 votes..

The face- saver for the Congress party was the victory of Home Minister R Ramalinga Reddy, Energy Minister D K Shivakumar, Major Industries Minister R V Deshpande, Municipal Administration Minister EshwarKhandre, Urban Development Minister R RoshanBaig, Food and Civil Supplies Minister U T Khader, Primary and Secondary Education Minister TanvirSait, Water Resources Minister M B Patil, Information Technology and Biotechnology Minister PriyankKharge, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister H K Patil, Housing Minister A Krishnappa, Agriculture Minister Krishna Byregowda, Small Scale Industries Minister Ramesh Jarkoholi and Health and Family Welfare Minister K R Ramesh Kumar.

For Priyank, son of Mallikarjun Kharge, it was a touch and go as the trends kept changing till the very end. Finally, he scraped through by a thin margin.

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