In the second term of PM Modi, the first expansion of the cabinet is going to happen at 6 pm today. Meanwhile, big news has come that 43 ministers will be administered oath this evening. Reliable sources have revealed that after the expansion, there will be 12 members from the SC community, including two in the cabinet. At the same time, eight members of the Council of Ministers will be from the Scheduled Tribes, of which three will be in the cabinet. After the cabinet expansion, the Modi government is expected to have 27 OBC leaders, out of which five will be in the cabinet.
There will be a substantial increase in the number of professionals in the cabinet.
According to sources, the number of professionals in the cabinet will increase significantly. “After the expansion, there will be a total of 13 lawyers, six doctors, five engineers and seven civil servants,” the sources said. According to the ANI report, after the expansion, there will be 14 ministers under the age of 50, and six will be in the cabinet.
39 former MLAs and four former chief ministers will be part of the cabinet
39 former MLAs and four former chief ministers will be part of the expanded cabinet to bring in administrative and federal experience of governance. Leaders from minority communities will also get more representation after the reshuffle. It is learned that one each from Christian, Muslim and Sikh communities Members and two Buddhists will be involved. A total of five ministers are also expected from Northeast India.
Santosh Gangwar And Nishank resigned
Meanwhile, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar and Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Dr Harsh Vardhan have resigned from the Union Cabinet ahead of the cabinet expansion.
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