Published On: Sun, Sep 3rd, 2017

Six ministers dropped in Cabinet reshuffle

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dropped six ministers from his council of ministers in the latest reshuffle on Sunday.

Kalraj Mishra was today dropped from the Union Cabinet.

Kalraj Mishra was today dropped from the Union Cabinet.

Those dropped are Kalraj Mishra, Bandaru Dattatreya, Faggan Singh Kulaste, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjiv Balyan and Mahendra Nath Pandey.

While Mishra was a Cabinet minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Dattatreya was Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Labour and Employment and Rudy handled Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in similar capacity. Kulaste held Health and Family Welfare.

Balyan held the Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation portfolios and Pandey was a junior minister for Human Resource Development.

Pandey has already been appointed the President of Bharatiya Janata Party’s Uttar Pradesh unit. The rest of the dropped ministers are also likely to be given organisational responsibilities.


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