7 July 2021, New Delhi
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday evening for the first time since the 2019 election victory.
The major cabinet rejig of his government may give ministerial berths to BJP leaders Sarbananda Sonowal, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Narayan Rane, all of whom are being seen as frontrunners, according to India Today.
Meanwhile, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has also resigned ahead of the major cabinet reshuffle.
Similarly, Union Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has also resigned from the Union Council of Ministers.
The Modi cabinet is likely to get 7 leaders from Uttar Pradesh.
They are: Kaushal Kishore, SP Baghel, Pankaj Choudhary, BL Verma, Ajay Mishra, Bhanu Pratap Verma and Apna Dal’s Anupriya Patel.
(With inputs from India Today)