Basavaraj Bommai, 61, is Karnataka’s new Chief Minister. A detailed aide of BS Yediyurappa and former state Home Minister, Mr Bommai comes from a political household however he’s a mechanical engineer.
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Mr Bommai labored for Tata Motors in Pune for 3 years earlier than turning entrepreneur.
Mr Bommai belongs to the highly effective Lingayat neighborhood, like his predecessor Mr Yediyurappa. He was first elected to the Karnataka Legislative Council in 1998. Quit the Janata Dal and joined the BJP in 2008.
He served as political secretary to a different Chief Minister – JH Patel.
He has additionally been minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation, and Water Resources.
Lists golf and cricket amongst his passions.
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