After several days of discussions and rumblings, the six-month-old coalition government, headed by Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy, allocated portfolios to eight newly inducted Ministers of the Congress on Friday, where Satish Jarkhiholi was allocated Forest, ecology and environment ministry.
The Forest, ecology and environment portfolio which was earlier held by R. Shankar, now dropped from the Cabinet.
Ramesh Jarkiholi, who has allegedly been meeting BJP leaders and not attending cabinet and party meetings was replaced by his brother Satish Jarkiholi.
As per reports, after consulting Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka in-charge K C Venugopal announced the ministries that have been allotted to the ministers.