HK Kumaraswamy replaces AH Vishwanath as JD(S) president
HK Kumaraswamy, the Dalit MLA of Sakleshpur, will lead AH Vishwanath as a state president of the JD(S). Kumaraswamy succeeds from Sakleshpur, kept constituency in Haasan district, six consecutive times.
Ex-MLA Madhu Bangarappa, who is present at the party’s youth president, will be assigned as the party’s working president.
While the sources said that the Nikhil Kumaraswamy, who felt a defeat in the recent LS polls at the opposition of the independent candidate Sumalatha Ambareesh in Mandya, may replace Bangarappa.
JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda will create the announcement on Thursday in the office, Kumaraswamy and Bangarappa have been selected to secure the Dalit-OBC-Vokkaliga combination in the party.