After days of hectic negotiations, the JD-S will get the Finance portfolio in Karnataka and the Congress the Home department, highly placed sources in the parties said in Bengaluru on Thursday
The power-sharing arrangement between the two alliance partners is being finalized and is in the final stages, the sources added.
The leaders of the two parties have held five rounds of talks here since Wednesday to finalise the portfolio sharing arrangement between the two alliance partners.
Sources said Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is on board on the issue and has spoken to leaders on phone from the United States.
“We have held five rounds of talks with each other and have decided that the JD-S will get the Finance portfolio. I will be now travelling to Bengaluru to hold further talks within our party,” JD-S leader Danish Ali said.
He said he would meet both Chief Minister HD Kumarswamy and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda.