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Ashok Gehlot cabinet formed; portfolios to be assigned soon

Congress national president Rahul Gandhi gave nod to 23 names after holding discussions with chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot.

| Updated:
December 24, 2018 10:35 am

Jaipur: After intense discussions for three days, the names of ministers and state ministers to be included in the cabinet of the Rajasthan government were finalized on Sunday.

Congress national president Rahul Gandhi gave nod to 23 names after holding discussions with chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot. The swear-in ceremony will be held at Raj Bhawan on Monday. There will be 13 cabinet ministers and 10 state ministers.

Eighteen MLAs got cabinet birth for the first time in their political career. Saleh Mohammed is the only member from the Muslim community to make it to the cabinet. He is a legislator from Pokhran constituency in Jaisalmer district.

Following will be the cabinet ministers in the Rajasthan government:

  • BD Kalla
  • Shanti Dhariwal
  • Parsadi lal
  • Ramesh Meena
  • Pratap Singh Khachariawas
  • Vishwendra Singh
  • Raghu Sharma
  • Lal Chand Kataria
  • Pramod Jain Bhaya
  • Harish Choudhary
  • Master Bhanwarlal Meghwal
  • Udailal Aanjana
  • Saleh Mohammed

Following are the ministers of the state in the new cabinet

  • Govind Singh Dotasara
  • Mamta Bhupesh
  • Arjun Bamania
  • Bhanwar Singh Bhati
  • Sukhram Vishnoi
  • Ashok Chandana
  • Teekaram Juli
  • Bhajanlal Jatav
  • Rajendra Yadav
  • Subhash Garg

Some of the senior Congress leaders in Rajasthan who didn’t make it to the cabinet include CP Joshi, Dipendra Singh Shekhawat, Parasram Mordia, Rajendra Pareek, Hemaram and Ameen Khan.

First published: December 24, 2018
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