Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank resigns from Modi cabinet. Ajay Bhatt may join
The Modi cabinet will be expanded at 6 pm. It is almost certain that Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sarbananda Sonowal will become ministers. Read about all the resignations inside
Union Education Minister and former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank have resigned from his post amid the Union Cabinet expansion. This has been confirmed by Ajay Bisht, OSD, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank. It has been told that he has resigned due to ill health.
Let us inform you that just a few days ago, Nishank was admitted to Delhi AIIMS hospital due to Corona. His health had worsened. He had to stay in ICU for about 15 days. As Education Minister, Nishank gave relief to the students by taking important decisions regarding the examinations and syllabus of the students during the Corona period.
It is still not clear if Mr. Nishank will be sent to Uttarakhand amid the election year. There is still uncertainty in BJP as to which CM face to go with, in the elections.
With the swearing-in of new ministers, many ministers are also discharged from the cabinet
With the swearing-in of new ministers in PM Modi's cabinet expansion, many ministers were also discharged from the cabinet. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has resigned due to health reasons. At the same time, other ministers including Labor and Employment Minister Santosh Gangwar and Deboshree Chaudhary have also resigned from the Union Cabinet.
Reshuffle and expansion in the Union Council of Ministers for the first time
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.
New ministers will take oath at 6 pm
The expansion of the cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to happen today i.e. on Wednesday. The new ministers will take oath at 6 pm. After the completion of two years of the second term of the Modi government, for the first time, there is going to be a change in the cabinet.
Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad resigned
Union ministers Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad have resigned before the Union cabinet expansion. Prakash Javadekar was handling the Minister of Information and Broadcasting as well as the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. At the same time, Ravi Shankar Prasad also had the responsibility of the Law and IT Ministry. After the resignation of these two ministers, now the number of ministers who have resigned from the Union Cabinet has increased to 12.
Before these two ministers, DV Sadananda Gowda, Thawarchand Gehlot, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Santosh Kumar Gangwar have resigned as Governor of Karnataka. Apart from this, Sanjay Dhotre, Rattan Lal Kataria, Pratap Chandra Sarangi and Debashree Chaudhary have also resigned from the ministerial posts.
Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has resigned from the Modi cabinet. Nishank has tendered his resignation citing health reasons.
Ajay Bhatt can become a minister
Ajay Bhatt from Uttarakhand can be included in the cabinet. Ajay Bhatt has reached Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence to meet him. It is believed that the leaders who have gone to meet the PM at his residence can join the cabinet.
Santosh Gangwar resigns
Union Minister Santosh Gangwar has resigned from the post of minister citing age. After the resignation of Gangwar, it has become clear that a new face can be included from the UP quota.
Debashree Chowdhary resigns
Debashree Chaudhary has resigned from the Ministry of Women and Child Development from the Modi cabinet. After the defeat of the BJP in the West Bengal assembly elections, there was a possibility that the BJP may change the ministerial ranks of the leaders of West Bengal.
Sushil Modi out of cabinet race
Sushil Kumar Modi, BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, is almost out of the race for the Modi cabinet. He is currently in Patna and has not been called to Delhi yet.
Meenakshi Lekhi can also become a minister
BJP MP from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi has also reached the Prime Minister's residence to meet him. It is believed that Meenakshi Lekhi can be given a place in the Modi cabinet.
Anurag Thakur promotion
Anurag Thakur can be promoted in Modi cabinet. He has also reached PM residence to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is believed that the new faces who have reached the PM's residence can be given ministerial posts.
Harsh Vardhan resigns
Sources said that Health and Family Welfare and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has also resigned from the Modi cabinet. Harsh Vardhan is currently a Member of Parliament from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency of Delhi.
Darshana Ben can become a minister
Darshana Ben can be made a minister from Gujarat's quota. Let us tell you that the assembly elections are to be held in Gujarat next year, in such a situation, keeping in mind many equations, the name of Darshana Ben has come up.
Scindia can become education minister
Jyotiraditya Scindia can be made education minister. However, sources have given this information. This post has fallen vacant after the resignation of Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.