Kumaraswamy would be sworn in by Governor Vajubhai Vala on May 23 at the Sri Kanteerava Stadium. He had invited senior Party leaders, including Chief Ministers of West Bengal, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh besides BSP supremo Mayawati for the swearing in. He will be visiting New Delhi to personally meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to invite them to participate in the swearing in ceremony. He would also be discussing about the formation of the new ministry in alliance with the Congress. The congress which had won 78 seats had extended support to Kumaraswamy to form the government.