Union Cabinet Expansion: In the first cabinet expansion of the second term of the Modi government, 43 ministers are going to be sworn in on Wednesday evening. There will be 37 new faces while 7 ministers will be promoted. This time, those allies are also being given place in the cabinet expansion, who were not given ministerial posts or could not agree with them after the NDA government came to power in 2019.
space given to allies
This time Ramchandra Pratap Singh of Janata Dal United i.e. RCP will be given a ministerial post in the Modi cabinet. Along with this, two leaders of Lok Janshakti Party Ashwini Vaishnav and Pashupati Paras are also going to get a place in Modi’s new cabinet. Apart from this, Anupriya Patel of Apna Dal, the regional party of Uttar Pradesh, also managed to make a place in this Modi cabinet. He will also be given a place in the cabinet.
Promotion will be given to these faces
The ministers who will be promoted include Purushottam Rupala, Anurag Thakur, Mansukh Mandaviya, RK Singh, Hardeep Singh Puri, G Kishan Reddy and Kiren Rijiju. Earlier, several ministers resigned including Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadananda Gowda, Labor Minister Santosh Gangwar and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre, Minister of State for Forest and Environment Babul Supriyo, Rao Saheb Danve, Ratan Lal Kataria, Pratap Sarangi and Dev Shree Banerjee also resigned from the Union Cabinet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is about to reshuffle and expand the Union Council of Ministers for the first time after starting his second term as Prime Minister in May 2019 with 57 ministers. In the current Council of Ministers, there are 53 ministers, including Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot, who has been made Governor of Karnataka, and according to the rules, the maximum number of ministers in the Union Council of Ministers can be 81.