SIDDRAMAIAH and D K SHIVKUMAR TO SPLIT TERM
Karnataka's two chief ministerial aspirants Siddaramaiah and D K Shivakumar held separate meetings with Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday as the party held hectic consultations to decide on who would lead the government in the southern state.
Former party chief Rahul Gandhi also drove to Kharge's residence this morning and held an over 90-minute meeting.
The two leaders discussed the issue of chief ministership and modalities of government formation in Karnataka after the party staged a stunning victory in the May 10 assembly polls in which Congress won 135 out of 224 seats.
The Congress choose middle ground appointing siddramaih and d k shivkumar spilling term between two