Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and current Deputy CM G Paramaeshwara allegedly held discussions in secret at Shantivana, the place where Siddaramaiah is undergoing natural treatment. In a statement to media, Dy CM Parameshwara said, "The work on the Corporation board has already started. Public works have started in every area. The government has started functioning and with god's grace, we are receiving good monsoons. The formation of the Corporation board and also the board of secretaries is also going on." On the matter of electing the KPCC President, Parameshwara said, "The high command will elect the right person at the right time."