CM Appoints Ivan D’Souza as Chief Whip of Karnataka Legislative Council
Mangaluru: MLC Ivan D’Souza has been appointed as the Chief Whip of Karnataka Legislative Council by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on July 2.
MLC Ivan will be taking charge on July 4 in Bengaluru.
Speaking to Mangalorean.com, Ivan said, “I am very happy to get this post. I am the first person to achieve this post from Karnataka and the first time that a person from the Christian community will assume this office in the history of the 110 years of the legislative council. I have been in politics for 31 years and I am the first Catholic who has achieved this post within two years of being in the legislative council.”
As soon as the news spread, Congress party workers distributed sweets and burst fire crackers in front of Ivan D’Souza’s residence in Valencia.