Bengaluru, July 11: Senior Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao took over as President of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee on Wednesday.
Rao was felicitated by Congress Legislative party leader Siddaramaiah.
Party President Rahul Gandhi on July 4 appointed Gundu Rao as President of the Karnataka Congress Chief.
Rao is s a fourth-time MLA from Gandhinagar assembly constituency in Bengaluru central and second son of former Congress Chief Minister R. Gundu Rao.
He served as Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister under previous Siddaramaiah government.