Bhopal: Five ministers joined Shivraj Singh Chouhan cabinet on Tuesday morning, Narottam Mishra, Kamal Patel, Meena Singh, Tulsi Silawat and Govind Singh Rajput took oath as ministers, at the state cabinet expansion ceremony in Bhopal today.
Jyotiraditya Scindia was insisting on at least six persons to be included from among the 22 who joined the BJP last month.
After a long haggling, the BJP leadership has settled for two t be included in the first lot.
Meena Singh would be the sole woman minister. The next expansion is unlikely before the Rajya Sabha elections, said the sources.