Congress appoints Siddaramaiah as opposition leader in the Karnataka assembly, SR Patil on the council

NEW DELHI: On Wednesday he appointed the former chief minister as a member of the assembly and former minister of the legislative council.

The president of Congress appointed Siddaramaiah as opposition leader in the legislative assembly and SR Patil as opposition leader in the Karnataka legislative council with immediate effect, a party statement said.

Siddaramaiah now ceases to be a member of the working committee of Congress, the highest decision-making body of the party.

The party appreciates Siddaramaiah's contribution as a member of the congressional work committee, the party's statement said.

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