Assembly polls: Jaitley made in-charge of Gujarat, Javadekar gets K'taka

24 Aug 2017

BJP chief Amit Shah today appointed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in-charge of the Gujarat assembly polls while handing the responsibility of Karnataka to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar. The Gujarat assembly elections are likely to take place later this year. Elections in Karnataka are likely to be held in 2018. The term of the Gujarat assembly comes to an end on January 22, 2018. The Karnataka assembly term ends on May 28, 2018.(PTI)