Keeping An Eye On Upcoming Elections, PM Decides Revamping Cabinet
Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya May Get Ministry
Keeping in view the jolt party got in Delhi assembly elections and upcoming elections in Bihar, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to revamp his cabinet and organisation as per BJP President JP Nadda’s plans.
Sources told IndiaSpeaksDaily that Modi is also expected to induct young MPs into his cabinet and many senior leaders will be inducted as general secretaries in Team Nadda.
The 29-year-old South Bengaluru MP Tejasvi Surya, 35-year-old Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, 45-year-old Hooghly MP Locket Chatterjee and and West Medinipur MP Dilip Ghosh, are expected to be inducted into the ministry.
Some senior ministers are likely to be dropped, including Anurag Thakur, who was incvolved in “Desh Ke Gaddaron Ko” controversy.
The decision was made on Delhi election results after Home Minister Amit Shah and Nadda held a two-hour meeting with Modi.
NDA partners YSR Congress and JDU are expected to get one cabinet rank and one MoS post each, while AIADMK would get two MoS ranks, though it has only one MP. This has been due to the dynamics between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
P V Mithun Reddy and V Vijayasai Reddy of YSR Congress and Pannerselvam’s son O P Raveendranath Kumar and R Vaithilingam of AIADMK are likely to be inducted in the ministry.
Nitish Kumar led JDU might name Rajiv Ranjan Singh and Kavita Singh as ministerial candidates.