Mumbai: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has asked him to ensure “good governance” in the state.
“He (Shah) asked me to give good governance in the state. I assured him that I will do what you have put in me,” he told PTI.
Bommai is on his first visit to Delhi after becoming the Chief Minister. He is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence later in the day.
Besides Shah, the BJP leader also met Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, and Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.
Bommai, who was elected as the new leader of the BJP legislature party in Karnataka on Tuesday following BS Yediyurappa’s resignation, took oath as the chief minister on Wednesday.