Kundapur, Jan 17, 2017: Gopal Poojary, a senior Congress leader and four time MLA from Byndoor assembly constituency has been appointed Chairman of Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation. Poojary has said that he will be taking charge of his new posting in Bengaluru on January 19, Thursday.
Gopal Poojary who made his foray into politics through the Karnataka Congress Party of late chief minister Bangarappa had later joined the Congress. It is believed that Gopal Poojary aspired to be a state minister but was disappointed twice when Siddaramaiah had first opted for Vinay Kumar Sorake and then for Pramod Madhwaraj.
The post of KSRTC Chairman’s which has been given to him at present is that of a cabinet rank.