Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka chief minister
Updated : May 17, 2018 08:08 PM IST
BS Yeddyurappa,BJP's legislature party leader, took oath as the Karnataka chief minister on Thursday hours after the Supreme Court declined to stay his swearing-in ceremony.
Yeddyurappa, 75, took the oath in Kannada in the presence of party's central and state leaders and its newly-elected legislators and senior officials.
Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to Yeddyurappa at 9 am at the Raj Bhavan amid tight security.