Bengaluru: Buckling to pressure, a day after some ministers of the Yediyurappa-led BJP cabinet expressed disgruntlement to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa over the portfolios allocated to them in the latest rejig, the Karnataka government on Thursday announced a revision in portfolios allocated to them.

MTB Nagaraj, who was unhappy with the Excise portfolio, has been given Municipal Administration and Sugar. The Excise portfolio will now be headed by K Gopalaiah.

Medical Education Minister JC Madhuswamy has also been given Medical Education, Haj and Wakf.

In addition to the Forest Ministry Aravind Limbavali gets Kannada and Culture.

R Shankar is now the state’s new Horticulture and Sericulture Minister.

Youth Empowerment and Sports Minister KC Narayana Gowda is also in charge of Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics, a portfolio that was with Yediyurappa.

On Thursday, Nagaraj complained that he would have “nothing to do” as Excise minister. Similarly, Gopalaiah and Gowda were not happy with the portfolios they got. Madhuswamy was miffed that the minor irrigation portfolio was taken from him.

Yediyurappa had expanded his cabinet on January 13, inducting seven new ministers and dropping one minister to take the strength of the cabinet to 33, one short of full capacity. Portfolios were allocated to them on Thursday after a reshuffle.