Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion Highlights: Jyotiraditya Scindia has his way as 28 new ministers join Shivraj Singh Chouhan govt

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Updated: July 3, 2020 9:16:41 am

Shivraj Singh Chouhan Cabinet Expansion News: 28 new ministers have joined the BJP government headed by Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Madhya Pradesh. This was the second second cabinet expansion of the MP Cabinet.

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MP Cabinet Expansion Updates: Twenty eight new ministers on Thursday joined the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh. The new ministers were administered the oath of office an secrecy by Governor Anandiben Patel at the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal in the presence of CM Shivraj and party’ Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia. This was the second Cabinet  expansion since Shivraj made a dramatic return to the helm of state affairs on March 23. Shivraj had earlier in April inducted five ministers in the Cabinet. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office to the new ministers at Raj Bhawan in Bhopal in the presence of Chouhan. BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was also present at the ceremony. The new ministers include 20 of cabinet rank and eight ministers of state. The Chouhan ministry strength is now 34. The Chouhan cabinet still has one vacancy as the ministry’s strength, depending on the size of the House, should not exceed 35 as per constitutional norms.

Former BJP ministers including Gopal Bhargava, Vijay Shah, Jagdish Devda, Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Bhupendra Singh, Brajendra Pratap Singh and Vishwas Sarang were among those inducted in Thursday’s expansion. From Jyotiraditya Scindia camp, Bisahulal Singh, Aidal Singh Kansana Imarti Devi, Prabhuram Choudhary, Mahendra Singh Sisodia,Pyadyumna Singh Tomar, Hardeep Singh Dang, Rajwardhan Singh Dattigaon were inducted as cabinet ministers, while Brajendra Singh Yadav, Girraj Dandotia, Suresh Dhakad and OPS Bhadoria were sworn in as ministers of state. From BJP, Prem Singh Patel, Om Prakash Saklecha, Usha Thakur, Arvind Bhadoria and Mohan Yadav were inducted as cabinet ministers, while Bharat Singh Kushwaha, Inder Singh Parmar, Ramkhelavan Patel and Ram Kishore Kavre took oath as minister of state.

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    11:49 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion Updates

    This is the second cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh since Shivraj's return to the CM's chair on March 23. List below:

    22. Inder Singh Parmar23. Ramkhelawan Patel24. Ramkishore Kanware25. Brijendra Singh Yadav26. Girraj Dandotiya27. Suresh Dhakad 28. OPS Bhadoriya

    11:37 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion Updates

    The new Ministers to take oath so far are:

    15. Om Prakash Sakhlecha16. Usha Thakur17. Arvind Bhadoria18. Mohan Yadav19. Hardeep Singh Dang 20. Rajyavardhan singh 21. Bharat Singh Kushwaha

    11:26 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion Live Updates

    Cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh is currently underway at the Raj Bhawan. List of Cabinet ministers below:

    8. Brijendra Pratap Singh9. Vishwas Sarang10. Imarti Devi 11. Prabhuram Chaudhary12. Mahendra Singh Sisodia13. Pradhuman Singh Tomar 14. Prem Singh Patel

    11:16 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion Latest Updates

    The oath taking ceremony is currently underway at the Raj Bhawan. Following have taken oath so far

    1. Gopal Bhargava 2. Vijay Shah3. Jagdish Devda4. Bisahulal Singh5. Yashodhara Raje Scindia6. Bhupendra Singh7. Andel Singh Kansana

    11:11 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    MP Cabinet expansion: Vijay Shah takes oath

    Kuwar Vijay Shah takes oath. He had served as a Cabinet Minister in previous BJP government.

    11:08 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    BJP leader Gopal Bhargava takes oath

    BJP leader Gopal Bhargava takes oath as a Cabinet minister. He had served as the Leader of Opposition during the Kamal Nath government. He is an eight-time MLA and has won every election since 1985. He served as a minister in the BJP governments in 2003, 2008 and 2013.

    11:05 (IST)02 Jul 2020
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    The oath taking ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal will begin shortly. 28 new faces are likely to join the Cabinet headed by Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

    10:59 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh: Kamal Nath questions delay in Cabinet expansion

    Former CM and senior Congress Kamal Nath has questioned the delay in the expansion of Cabinet. “This is for the first time in the history of the country when the cabinet expansion is taking place after such a long time. Only time will tell what was the reason for this delay and what will be its results,” he said.

    10:53 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion at 11 AM

    The cabinet expansion will begin at 11 am at the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal. As many as 28 new faces are likely to join the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government.

    10:41 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    MP Cabinet Expansion: 28 ministers to take oath

    According to television reports, as many as 28 new ministers will take oath on Thursday. This includes 9 from Jyotiraditya Scindia's camp.

    10:32 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion Live

    As per the rule, Madhya Pradesh can have a maximum of 34 ministers including the Chief Minister. The rule says the number of Ministers shall not exceed 15% of the Assembly’s total strength. The Madhya Pradesh legislative Assembly has 230 seats.

    10:24 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Jyotiraditya Scindia reaches Bhopal, to attend Cabinet expansion ceremony

    Jyotiraditya Scindia has reached Bhopal. He will also attend the oath taking ceremony of the new ministers at the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal at 11 am. Nearly 10 Scindia supporters are likely to take oath today.

    10:20 (IST)02 Jul 2020
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    Shivraj Singh had inducted five ministers into his Cabinet on April 21 including two supporters of Scindia. The five ministers are -- Narottam Mishra, Kamal Patel, Meena Singh, Tulsi Silawat and Govind Singh. Silawat and Rajput are former MLAs and supporters of Jyotiraditya Scindia who quit the Congress and joined the BJP after he was denied a Rajya Sabha berth.

    10:13 (IST)02 Jul 2020
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    New faces like Ramesh Mendola and Usha Thakur (both from Indore), Dr Mohan Yadav (Ujjain), Prem Singh Patel (Barwani), Yashpal Singh Sisodiya (Mandsaur), Kunwar Singh Tekam (Dhauhani) and Ram Khelawan Patel (Amarpatan-Satna) are likely to take oath.

    10:04 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    MP cabinet expansion: Shivraj's old loyalists unlikely to find place

    According to reports, Shivraj Singh Chouhan's old loyalists including former ministers Rampal Singh and Rajendra Shukla are unlikely to find place in the expanded cabinet.

    09:57 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Anandiben Patel takes oath as MP Governor

    Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel took oath as Governor of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday at a ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Bhopal. Patel was given additional charge as Madhya Pradesh governor following the illness of incumbent governor Lalji Tandon. Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court Ajay Kumar Mittal administered the oath of office to Patel.

    09:49 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    MP Cabinet Expansion: 9-10 Scindia loyalists likely to take oath

    According to reports, 9 to 10 loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia will be among the 25-28 ministers who will take oath on Thursday. Shivraj Singh Chouhan had in April inducted two Scindia camp members.

    09:46 (IST)02 Jul 2020
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    Shivraj Singh Chouhan faces an uphill task by giving a respectable representation to the MLAs from the Jyotiraditya Scindia camp in the Cabinet and also managing the BJP old guard.

    09:44 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion at 11 am

    The Cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh will take place at 11 am at the Raj Bhawan in Bhopal. Governor Anandiben Patel will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers.

    09:44 (IST)02 Jul 2020
    Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Expansion today

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will expand his cabinet on Thursday. Shivraj currently heads a six-member cabinet including himself.

    Madhya Pradesh can have a maximum of 34 ministers including the Chief Minister. The rule says the number of Ministers in the state shall not exceed 15% of the Assembly’s total strength which is 230 in Madhya Pradesh.
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