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In its first reshuffle, Yogi Adityanath expands council of ministers in UP

ANI
Published : Aug 21, 2019, 12:50 pm IST
Updated : Aug 21, 2019, 12:50 pm IST

The two-and-a-half year-old BJP ministry will also have 11 new ministers of state.

3 MLAs take oath as ministers in Uttar Pradesh Government, 6 of them as Cabinet Ministers, in the first Cabinet reshuffle of the present Government. (Photo: Twitter | @ANINewsUP)
 3 MLAs take oath as ministers in Uttar Pradesh Government, 6 of them as Cabinet Ministers, in the first Cabinet reshuffle of the present Government. (Photo: Twitter | @ANINewsUP)

Lucknow: 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.

 

First cabinet reshuffle of Adityanath's government in UP. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)First cabinet reshuffle of Adityanath's government in UP. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

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.

First cabinet reshuffle of Adityanath's government in UP. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)First cabinet reshuffle of Adityanath's government in UP. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office in the presence of the chief minister.

First cabinet reshuffle of Adityanath's government in UP. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)First cabinet reshuffle of Adityanath's government in UP. (Photo: Twitter | ANI)

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Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow