Modi cabinet has been expanded today. Before the expansion, many ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Babul Supriyo, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Sadananda Gowda and Ratan Lal Kataria resigned.
Ravi Shankar resigned a few minutes before the swearing-in
Harsh Vardhan and Babul Supriyo also had to resign
Pokhriyal also stepped down citing ill health
The Modi cabinet was expanded today on Wednesday. However, before this extension, many ministers were dropped. Several ministers, including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Babul Supriyo, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Sadananda Gowda, Santosh Gangwar, and Pratap Sarangi, resigned before the extension. Law ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar also resigned minutes before the swearing-in.
Let us know what is the story behind the resignation of these ministers.
Thawar Chand Gehlot was first removed from the cabinet due to cabinet expansion. He was the minister of social justice and authoritarianism. Apart from this, Thawar Chand Gehlot also held the important post of Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha and Member of BJP Parliamentary Board. He has been made the Governor of Karnataka.
12 ministers resigned after Gehlot
Dr. Harsh Vardhan- Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has resigned. The way the Modi government came under the scanner regarding the second wave of Corona, now Dr. Harsh Vardhan has to bear the brunt of it. Harsh Vardhan also held the Ministry of Science and Technology. That is, two huge ministries have become vacant due to the resignation of Harsh Vardhan.
Ravi Shankar Prasad: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has also had to resign from the post. Ravi Shankar Prasad, a Lok Sabha MP from Patna Sahib in Bihar, was the Minister of Law and Justice, Liaison and Information Technology in the Modi government. But now he has to resign. He was in the news recently due to a dispute with Twitter.
Prakash Javadekar: Prakash Javadekar has also had to resign before the cabinet expansion. Javadekar is a Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra. He has been the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the Modi cabinet.
Babul Supriyo: MP from Asansol in West Bengal, Babul Supriyo has resigned. He was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment. It is being told that Babul Supriyo was angry with the party. Babul Supriyo had also contested in the West Bengal Assembly, but was defeated by 50 thousand votes.
Raosaheb Danve Patil– Member of Parliament from Jalna Lok Sabha seat of Maharashtra Raosaheb Danve Patil has also resigned. He was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
Deboshree Choudhary– BJP MP from Raiganj Lok Sabha seat of West Bengal, Debosree Choudhary has been asked to resign. She is the Minister of State for Women and Child Development. It is being told that he can be given an important post in West Bengal BJP.
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank– MP from Haridwar, Uttarakhand Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has also been asked to resign. He was the Minister of Human Resource Development. Recently, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank had become corona and he was admitted for a month. He is resigning citing ill health.
Sadananda Gowda– BJP MP from Bengaluru North of Karnataka Sadananda Gowda has been asked to resign. He was the Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers. It is being told that Sadananda Gowda has been blamed for the inconvenience caused to the Modi government due to the shortage of medicines during the Corona period.
Santosh Gangwar– MP from Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, Santosh Gangwar has also been asked to resign. He was the Minister of Labor and Employment (Independent Charge). During the Corona period, a letter by Santosh Gangwar became very viral, in which he criticized the UP government. In his place, Ajay Mishra, MP from Lakhimpur Kheri, is being made a minister.
Sanjay Dhotre- MP from Akola Lok Sabha seat of Maharashtra, Sanjay Dhotre has also been asked to resign. He was the Minister of State for Education as well as the Ministry of Information and Technology. It is being told that PM Narendra Modi was not happy with the work of Sanjay Dhotre. They can be adjusted in the organization.
Ratan Lal Kataria: MP from Ambala, Haryana, Ratan Lal Kataria has also been asked to resign. He was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti. In his place, MP from Sirsa Sunita Duggal is being made a minister.
Pratap Sarangi– MP from Balasore, Odisha, Pratap Sarangi has also been asked to resign. He was the Minister of State for the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries along with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.