06 September, 2017, 11:57 | Author: Barbara Daniel
According to reports from national media, Ministers Radha Mohan Singh, Giriraj Singh and Sanjeev Balyan too resigned and more resignations are expected to come in.
A union cabinet reshuffle appeared imminent with skill development minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigning on Thursday night amid speculation that some more ministers may quit ahead of the exercise expected before Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for China on Sunday.
Rudy and Bharati are likely to be given organisational roles in the party, ahead of the 2019 general poll, BJP sources said.
Before nine new ministers took their oath today, they were told by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that they "have been chosen with great consideration, so now please perform".
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had offered to resign owning moral responsibility for the recent train accidents, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put it on hold. Additionally, Shah also held closed-door discussions with M Thambidurai of AIADMK which is looking at being part of the NDA at the Centre amid its two factions coming together in Tamil Nadu.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley and science and technology minister Harsh Vardhan are holding the additional charge of defence and environment portfolio.
Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey was on Thursday appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP president.
Sources said they were summoned for their views on who the next BJP chief in UP should be.
BJP President Amit Shah, who is likely to be in Vrindavan for the next three days to attend an RSS coordination meet, on Thursday held meetings with some ministers and senior party leaders. While there was no official word about their meeting, it was believed in the party circles that the Cabinet reshuffle and political re-assignment of Union Ministers were discussed.
Sources said that it is only after after this development that these leaders have offered to resign from their posts. Water resources minister Uma Bharti has also reportedly offered to quit on health grounds.
Finance and corporate affairs minister Arun Jaitley was given the additional charge of defence, while Smriti Irani got the additional portfolio of information and broadcasting. Karnataka will go for assembly polls next year.
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