Ashok Gehlot Calls ‘Last’ Cabinet Meeting Ahead Of Big Reshuffle Tomorrow

Ashok Gehlot’s cupboard at the moment has 20 ministers and there’s room for one more 10.


Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has referred to as a gathering of his council of ministers this night the place a few of them are more likely to resign. This could be the final assembly with the current cupboard ministers because the stage is now set for the much-awaited cupboard reshuffle within the state. Sources say the oath ceremony would possibly happen at Raj Bhavan on Sunday. 

Three ministers, shut confidantes of the CM, have set the ball rolling by providing to resign. They have written to Sonia Gandhi providing to step down from their posts and work for the get together. They have already been given organisational tasks. Harish Chaudhary, Revenue Minister and MLA from Barmer, has been made the get together in cost for Punjab, he was seen as a key determine in steering the Congress in Punjab via the latest political disaster.

Raghu Sharma, MLA from Kekadi in Ajmer, has been made the get together in cost for Gujarat – a state the place the Congress hopes to revive its flagging political graph.

Govind Singh Dotasara, the state Education Minister, changed Sachin Pilot as get together president final yr after Mr Pilot’s riot towards Mr Gehlot. 

Mr Dotasra, president of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), chatting with information company ANI right this moment knowledgeable that he has resigned from his ministerial publish citing the ‘Ek Pad Ek Vyakti’ self-discipline of Congress.

“Keeping the ‘Ek Pad Ek Vyakti’ discipline of the Congress party, we have given our resignations to party president Sonia Gandhi. I will work as a party worker to see that the people in Rajasthan are getting the benefits of the state government’s schemes,” he stated.

The countdown to the cupboard reshuffle had begun with a number of rounds of conferences between Sachin Pilot and senior leaders in Delhi. Ashok Gehlot additionally met get together leaders, together with Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Half a dozen supporters of Mr Pilot are more likely to be included within the cupboard and he himself could possibly be given a bigger position within the get together outdoors of Rajasthan.

Mr Gehlot may even embrace a number of the former BSP MLAs who merged with the Congress in Rajasthan, giving it a snug majority within the 200-member home.

The CM’s cupboard at the moment has 21 ministers and there’s room for one more 9.

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