The Karnataka state government has provided former prime minister HD Deve Gowda a swanky new SUV costing Rs 60 lakh, following his election to the Rajya Sabha.

Former PM and JDS leader H.D.Devegowda, took oath as Rajya Sabha member On Sunday and he has been given a Volvo XC60 D5, a diesel-variant SUV. With this, Deve Gowda will be owning the costliest government car in the state.