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Yogi Adityanath Cabinet Rejig: Mahendra Singh, Suresh Rana among 23 ministers sworn-in

At Least 23 MLAs Were Inducted As Ministers And Six Of Them Have Been Given The Rank Of Cabinet Ministers In The First Ever Reshuffle

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 21 Aug 2019, 12:35:27 PM
Uttar Pradesh government did the much-awaited state cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi:

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday expanded his council of ministers with 23 ministers taking oath at the Raj Bhavan. This is the first rejig of Adityanath’s council of ministers since he came to power in 2017. Four ministers of state with independent charge were promoted as cabinet ministers, while two new faces, Ram Naresh Agnihotri and Kamla Rani Varun, joined as cabinet ministers. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office in the presence of the chief minister.

Six ministers of state with independent charge were inducted. The two-and-a-half-year-old BJP ministry will also have 11 new ministers of state.

List of Cabinet ministers

  • Mahendra Singh
  • Suresh Rana
  • Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary
  • Anil Rajbhar
  • Ram Naresh Agnihotri
  • Kamla Rani Varun

List of ministers of state (independent charge):

  • Neelkanth Tiwari
  • Kapil Dev Agarwal
  • Satish Dwivedi
  • Ashok Kataria
  • Sriram Chauhan
  • Ravindra Jaiswal

List of ministers of state:

  • Anil Sharma
  • Mahesh Gupta
  • Anand Swaroop Sharma
  • Vijay Kashyap
  • Giraj Singh Dharmesh
  • Lakhan Singh Rajput
  • Neelima Katiyar
  • Udaibhan Singh
  • Chandrika Prasad Upadhyay
  • Rameshwar Singh Patel

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First Published : 21 Aug 2019, 12:35:27 PM