Rajasthan cabinet expansion: 12 new ministers inducted

Jaipur, 21/11:In a major development, 12 new faces were inducted, three elevated to Cabinet and three dropped in Rajasthan on Sunday as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot finally agreed on the contours of the reshuffle.


The 15 ministers, including three Ministers who were elevated to the Cabinet, were sworn in by Governor Kalraj Mishra at a function in Raj Bhavan in Jaipur even as a couple of MLAs raised murmurs of protest against certain choices.


Of the 12 new ministers, five of them belonged to Pilot camp, including Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena, who made a return to the Ministry after being sacked in July 2020 along with Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot after they attempted to unseat Gehlot.

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