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BJP Karnataka state President B S Yediyurappa sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka

Karnataka: 26/7/19:BJP Karnataka state President B S Yediyurappa today sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka in the glass house of Rajbhavan.

Following the fall of the coalition government last Tuesday in a trust vote, Yediyurappa met the Governor this morning to stake claim to form the Government.

Former Union Minister S M Krishna, BJP Karnataka in-charge Muralidhar Rao, MPs Pratap Simha, Shobha Karandlaje and party MLAs graced the occasion.

Yediyurappa has the record of taking the oath of office as Chief Minister for the fourth time, though he had the opportunity to serve as Chief Minister from 2008 to 2011.

BJP has 105 members in the Assembly House of 222 members, with Speaker disqualifying three members yesterday.

The cases of another 14 Congress and JD(S) MLAs who resigned are yet to be decided by the Speaker.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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