Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday

01 September 2017, 02:58 PM
Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday
Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday

The cabinet reshuffle will take place on Sunday 10 am, a government official source said on Friday.It will be the third such exercise since he took over in May 2014.

It was speculated that the rejig could take place on Saturday before Prime minister Narendra Modi’s China visit who is leaving on Sunday afternoon to attend BRICS summit.

Ahead of the reshuffle, three union ministers have resigned from the government. Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjeev Balyan and Mahendra Nath Pandey tendered their resignation on Thursday.  

Speaking on his resignation, Rudy said that he would work for organisation and was fortunate that he got the opportunity to work in the government. Mahendra Nath Pandey was appointed as UP BJP chief on Thursday. 

First Published: Friday, September 01, 2017 02:56 PM

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