The Shivraj Singh Chouhan cupboard in Madhya Pradesh can be expanded on Sunday, a Raj Bhavan official mentioned late Friday.
Governor Anandiben Patel will administer the oath of workplace and secrecy to the brand new ministers within the Raj Bhavan at 12.30 pm on Sunday, the official mentioned.
There are six berths vacant within the cupboard after three ministers dropping the bypolls in November this 12 months and two ministers – Tulsi Silavat and Govind Singh Rajput resigning from the cupboard within the run-up to the bypolls in October as they accomplished six months of their respective workplace with out being members of the state meeting. One berth was already vacant.
Sources mentioned Chouhan is most certainly to induct Silavat and Rajput into the cupboard.
State BJP spokesperson Rajneesh Agrawal mentioned, “Cupboard enlargement is chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s prerogative. The celebration isn’t conscious as to what number of MLAs can be inducted within the cupboard as ministers.”
This would be the first enlargement of Shivraj Singh Chouhan cupboard after the meeting bypolls in November which noticed Chouhan authorities gaining majority within the 230-member meeting with 126 members. Earlier, he had expanded his cupboard on July 2 with 28 new ministers together with 20 cupboard ministers and eight ministers of state. Twelve of the 28 ministers had been ex-MLAs who later contested the bypolls.
Earlier, there have been simply six ministers within the cupboard together with CM Chouhan. Whereas Chouhan was sworn in because the chief minister on March 23 he inducted 5 ministers in his cupboard on April 21. The cupboard can have a most of 35 members.