Pragativahini News, Hubballi – Any initiative on ministry expansion would be taken after consulting the party’s top leadership, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here on Monday.
“Right now we are engaged in Legislative Council poll battle and preparations for the Belagavi session of legislature. As for ministry expansion, future course of action would be based on suggestions from our senior leadership,” Bommai said speaking to media persons at Hubballi airport.
Replying to a question about reports of an alliance with JDS, he said, “it is for JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy to convey his party’s stand.”
Reacting to Congress leader DK Shivakumar’s statement that he was sent to jail because he refused to join the BJP, Bommai said, “I need not reply to all his statements.”
When asked about any proposal to impose 50% cap on gatherings at cinema halls and malls, the Chief Minister said that, suitable decisions about all such aspects would be taken in consultation with the expert committee.
Tracing of primary and secondary contacts of those reported positive in Covid Clusters is on. Measures have been taken for treatment as well, he said.