PM Modi to chair meeting of Council of Ministers today amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz before 2024 Lok Sabha polls


PM Modi to chair meeting of Council of Ministers today amid Cabinet reshuffle buzz before 2024 Lok Sabha polls (file photograph)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of the Union Council of Ministers on Monday amid a heightened buzz in regards to the probability of a Cabinet reshuffle following a sequence of conferences of the ruling BJP’s high brass. The meeting is predicted to be held on the newly constructed conference centre at Pragati Maidan in Delhi, which is able to host the G20 summit in September.

The political upheaval in Maharashtra on Sunday as NCP chief Ajit Pawar joined the BJP-Shiv Sena authorities together with a number of of his social gathering legislators and a quantity of closed-door conferences involving the BJP’s mind belief, together with Home Minister Amit Shah and social gathering president J P Nadda, have strengthened the view {that a} Cabinet reshuffle is on the playing cards.

Senior NCP MP and former Union minister Praful Patel, who ditched his longtime mentor Sharad Pawar to be a part of fingers along with his nephew, is being seen as a possible contender among the many seemingly new ministers within the central authorities. With Ajit Pawar taking oath as deputy chief minister in Maharashtra, there may be additionally hypothesis about Devendra Fadnavis, additionally a deputy chief minister and the important thing BJP chief within the state, being introduced into the central authorities.

BJP sources have been indicating that allies shall be given illustration within the Cabinet at any time when PM Modi decides to go in for a rejig in his Council of Ministers. The proven fact that the interval before Parliament’s Monsoon Session, which begins from July 20, could possibly be the final window for such an train has added to the reshuffle buzz.

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The BJP’s organisation, together with in some states, can also see some modifications as its high brass makes its selections for key positions with the marketing campaign for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls intensifying, sources stated.

PM Modi held a meeting with Shah and Nadda on June 28. This got here after closed-door conferences involving Shah and Nadda, amongst others, to take inventory of organisational and political affairs. Any Cabinet rejig will issue within the upcoming meeting polls as properly.

The BJP has been making hectic preparations for a number of state polls scheduled this 12 months, with the Congress displaying some bounce following its massive win in Karnataka. Elections are due in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and Mizoram later this 12 months, and the Congress would be the BJP’s major challenger within the first three states.

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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