Siddaramaiah vs DK Shivakumar: strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for the two aspiring Karnataka CMs
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge is expected to finalize the name of the next chief minister of Karnataka, choosing between DK Shivkumar and Siddaramaiah. The party had won 135 seats in the May 10 Karnataka Assembly elections, but has been facing a dilemma in choosing between the two stalwarts. The decision is expected to be announced today, May 15. Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar are in a neck-to-neck war to become the top leader of the southern state. Both leaders have openly expressed their ambition to lead the state. The Congress Legislature Party has authorized AICC President M Mallikarjun Kharge to select the next chief minister of the state. The decision was unanimous.