Karnataka: With new CM, BJP tries to reassure powerful Lingayat community

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The announcement that Basavaraj Bommai will be the next Karnataka chief minister, made by his predecessor BS Yediyurappa, is a significant gesture to reassure the influential Lingayat community that their interests are safe with BJP and the party will not lose sight of them.

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Karnataka

State in southern India
Karnataka recorded a positivity rate of less than 2% in most districts and removed weekend curfews from districts bordering Kerala & Maharashtra
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The bordering districts especially, Kodagu, Mysuru, Dakshina Kannada which borders Kerala have also recorded fewer cases, as well as a low positivity
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Lingayatism

Shaivite religious tradition in India

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