Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s cabinet expansion is taking place in Bhopal today. As many as 28 ministers are taking oath currently. 20 of them are swearing-in as cabinet ministers while the rest 8 as MoS
The list of 28 minister who joined party today is out, check out below:
The list goes with the name of Imrati Devi, Mahendra Singh Sisodia, Pradyumna Singh Tomar, Prabhuram Chaudhary, Rajyavardhan Singh, Hardeep Dung, Bisahulal Singh, Aidal Singh Kansana, Ranveer Jatav OPS Bhadoria – These are all names suggested by Scindia.
The names that Shivraj has put forward are Gopal Bhargava, Bhupendra Singh, Arvind Bhadoria, Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Mohan Yadav, Chetanya Kashyap, Rameshwar Sharma, Girish Gautam, Devi Singh Sayam, Nandni Maravi, Upa Thakur, Vishnu Khatri, Premsingh Patel , Sanjay Pathak, Yashpal Sisodia.
It is the tentative list for now and it might change at the last moment.
The 28 ministers are being administered the oath of office and secrecy by newly appointed Governor Anandiben Patel out of which 10 are from the Scindia camp. It must be noted that when Jyotiraditya Scindia switched party, 8 ministers had also left the Kamalnath government.
Of these, two have already been appointed as ministers in Shivraj government. Along with the remaining six former ministers, six other names have also been added to the Scindia camp.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as Madhya Pradesh chief minister for the fourth time in March after the Kamal Nath government was reduced to a minority following the rebellion of 22 Congress MLAs. Chouhan, who lost the assembly polls to Congress and allies last year, was elected state BJP Legislature Party leader here in the evening.