A cabinet reshuffle is on the cards in Rajasthan. Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje met senior RSS office bearer to discuss the impending reshuffle on Friday and met senior BJP leaders in Delhi.
Raje went to the RSS headquarters in Japur - Bharati Bhawan - and met RSS leaders Durgadas and Nimbaram. According to the sources, the cabinet reshuffle can happen by Sunday.
On Friday afternoon, a meeting of cabinet ministers and party leaders was organized at the BJP’s state office. The party leaders asked cabinet ministers to coordinate with workers at panchayat level so that the workers could be mobilized before the assembly elections. Chief minister Raje was not present in this meeting.
Governor Kalyan Singh is in Lucknow. He is expected to arrive in Jaipur on Sunday morning. Sources said that the cabinet reshuffle can be announced as soon as the governor returns to the city.
Some new faces may become part of the cabinet, while some existing ministers may be shown the door in the reshuffle, sources said. Feedbacks are being collected at grass root level.
The focus will on the assembly elections due later this year.
First published: March 17, 2018