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Radadia's son, five others to be inducted in Modi ministry today

Ahmedabad, PTI | Updated : 01 November 2013, 11:28 AM

Porbandar MP Vithal Radadia's son Jayesh Radadia will be among the six MLAs to be inducted into the Narendra Modi ministry on Friday, it was officially stated.   

Vithal Radadia, former Congress MP from Porbandar, switched to BJP earlier this year.   

In the bye-election, he retained Porbandar Lok Sabha seat on BJP ticket while his son, Jayesh Radadia, won from Jetpur Assembly constituency on BJP ticket.   

Other MLAs who will be inducted into the ministry are Jashwantsinh Bhabhor, Dilipsinh Thakor, Chhatrasinh Mori, Jaidrathsinh Parmar and Vasan Ahir, a Gujarat government release said.

All of them will be inducted as ministers of state. At present there are 16 ministers in Modi's council of ministers. Tomorrow's would be the first expansion after the December 2012 Assembly polls.

First Published: Friday, November 01, 2013 09:00 AM
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