BJP leader Basavaraj Bommai will take oath as the next Chief Minister of Karnataka at 11 AM on Wednesday. Bommai is one of the powerful Lingayat leaders and a close confidant of former CM BS Yediyurappa. Basavaraj Bommai was appointed as the Home Minister of Karnataka earlier this year. He will preside over a cabinet meeting after the oath-taking ceremony today. He will also hold a meeting with senior officials to review the COVID-19 and flood situation in the state. 61-year old Bommai is the son of former Karnataka Chief Minister SR Bommai.